The World Steel Association announced that Iran produced more than 1 million tonnes of steel in May showing a stable increase in the country’s steel production for the 2nd month in row.
The World Steel said that the production of steel in Iran in May 2010 showed an 8% increase in comparison with the same period last year and reached 1.027 million tonnes.
Based on the report, Iran had produced 948,000 tonnes of steel in May 2009. It is for the second consecutive month that production of steel in Iran surpasses 1 million tonnes. Iran’s steel production had reached 1.033 million tonnes in April.
Meantime, Iran’s official reports had earlier announced that the total volume of steel production in the country reached 1.993 million tonnes in the first 2 months of the current Iranian year, showing 6% increase compared with the same period last year.