Iran remains world’s 10th biggest steel producer in H1 2022


Iran has maintained its place as the world’s 10th biggest steel producer during January-June 2022, according to the latest data released by the World Steel Association (WSA).

Production of crude steel in Iran reached 13.6 million tons during the mentioned six months, registering a 10.8 percent decline year on year, the report said.

The WSA put the crude steel output by the world’s top 64 producers at about 949 million tons in the mentioned time span, 5.5 percent less than the figure for the previous year’s first half.

Iran’s monthly crude steel output stood at 2.2 million tons in June, falling 10.8 percent compared to the figure for June 2021. —Tehran Times


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