Iran's Steel Output Rises by 8.4 percent in 2014
Iran's steel output reached 7.982 million tons in the first six months of 2014, showing 8.4 percent increase compared to the similar period in the last year.
Iran, as the Middle East's second largest steel producer after Turkey, witnessed significant hike in its steel industry's production in since January 2014, the Iranian students' news agency reported.
The world's steel output totaled 821.349 million tons in the first 6 months of 2014.
Steel production in the first 6 months of 2014 in the EU, Asia and North America rose but it decreased in South America.