|Aluminum, steel exports top $571m over 6 months||
TEHRAN - Iran exported over $571 million worth of aluminum and steel products as well as iron ore during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 20, according to the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).
Steel exports amounted to $307 million, showing a 14 per cent growth year on year, the IRIB quoted the IMIDRO report.
Some $188 million worth of aluminum products and $77.3 million worth of iron ore were also exported during the six-month period of time.
On September 14, the IRIB quoted the IMIDRO chairman Fereydoun Ahmai as saying that implementing indigenized technology projects by IMIDRO has saved some $750 million during the past five years.
Ahmadi added that the projects were related to steel, copper, and aluminum industries.
During the past two years, 228 projects have been implemented in the steel industry, he said, adding that 5,512 jobs have also been created.
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|Last Updated on 12 October 2012 17:42|