Iran Steel Exports Rise 12% to 4.7 Million Tons in 7 Months

Semi-finished steel made up 3.11 million tons or more than 65.77% of the total export volume, down 11% YOY

Iran exported 4.73 million tons of finished and semi-finished steel products during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Oct. 22) to register a 12.65% year-on-year growth, according to the Iranian Steel Producers Association.

Semi-finished steel made up 3.11 million tons or more than 65.77% of the total export volume, down 11% YOY.

Billet and bloom had the lion’s share of semis exports with an aggregate of 1.8 million tons to mark a 1% YOY growth. Slab followed with 1.31 million tons, down 24% YOY.