Iran’s January-February Steel Production Up 15%: Report

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s steel production output in January-February 2015 has increased by 15 percent from 2.4 million tons in the same 2-month period last year, a report by the World Steel Association said.

Iran’s January-February Steel Production Up 15%: Report

According to the report, Iran’s steel production in the first two months of 2015 stood at 2.775 million tons, a 15 percent increase compared to the corresponding period in 2014.

Based on the data released by the association, world crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was also 128 million tons in February 2015, showing a 0.6% increase compared to February 2014.

The World Steel Association is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world. It represents approximately 170 steel producers -including 9 of the world's 10 largest steel companies- national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. Its members represent around 85% of world steel production.

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