IRON and STEEL
Iran, one of the largest billet exporter in MENA region has exported 1,806,000 MT billet and bloom during the first seven months of current Persian year (21-Mar till 22-Oct’18).
As per the data released by ISPA, export of billet during the period increased by 1% against 1,789,000 MT exported during the same period of last Persian year.
Khouzastan Steel Company (KSC) was the largest exporter of billet and bloom during the period, the company exported 413,356 MT bloom and 346,780 MT billet in current year, registered a downfall of 47% and 26% respectively.
South Kaveh Steel Company (SKSCO) was the second largest exporter of billet, the company exported 497,500 MT billet during the period, registered a growth of 22% Y-o-Y.
Khorasan Steel was the third largest exporter of bloom, the company exported 90,330 MT during the period.
Iranian Slab Export Decreases by 24%
Iran, the major exporter of slab exported 1,311,000 MT during the 7 months of current Persian year, registered a downfall of 24% Y-o-Y against 1,727,000 MT.
Khouzastan Steel Company (KSC) was the largest exporter of slab during the period, the company exported 591,348 MT slab in current Persian year, registered a growth of 79% Y-o-Y.
Hormozgan Steel Company (HOSCO), a subsidiary of MSC, has exported 456,792 MT slab during the period, exports were down by 27% Y-o-Y.
Mobarakeh Steel Company (MSC) exported 263,006 MT slab during the current period, the company recorded nil export in last month.
Iranian DRI Export Decreases by 21%
Iran exported 374,000 MT DRI during the 7 months of current Persian year, registered a downfall of 21% against 476,000 MT exported in last Persian year.