Iran has exported 15.31 MnT in Persian year FY'18 and
depicted the fall of 26% Y-o-Y as against 20.64 MnT in previous Iranian year.
According to the data maintained by SteelMint, Iran’s
iron ore via bulk shipments in twelfth month of Persian year (Mar’19) recorded
at 1.88 MnT, up as against 1.87 MnT a month ago. On yearly basis, the exports
have depicted 19% fall as compared to Mar’18 exports at 2.33 MnT.
Iron ore pellet exports increased three folds M-o-M
Iran's pellet export increased to 139,000 MT in Mar'19,
up almost three folds as against 46,500 MT in Feb'19. The total exports for
Apr-Mar'19 recorded at 750,600 MT. A major pellet production plant has been
launched in Kerman, Iran with production capacity of 2.5 MnT p.a.
Iranian iron ore exports to China down 25% Y-o-Y
China stood the largest importer of Iranian iron ore at
14.78 MnT for the complete Persian year, down 25% as against 19.62 MnT in
previous Persian year. India imports of Iranian iron ore marked at 0.26 MnT for
this Iranian year as against being nil a year before.
For the twelfth month of Iranian year, China stood the
only importer of Iranian iron ore at 1.88 MnT, up slightly compared to 1.85 MnT
a month ago. China’s import for the month stood 1 year high.
Iran iron ore concentrate production up 19% in
As per IRICA ( Islamic Republic of Iran Customs
Administration), Iran’s iron ore concentrate exports increased to almost twice
on yearly basis at 5.55 MnT for the ten months of current Iranian year
Recently released, Iran Steel Producer Association
report, states Iran’s crude steel production in past 11 months stood at 19.6
MnT, up 8% Y-o-Y.
Total crude steel production by Iran is expected to be
2.02 MnT in Feb’19 against being 2.23 MnT in Jan’19 – as per World Steel
Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and
Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), iron ore concentrate production in its
recently released production figure for the eleven months (Apr’18 – Feb’19)
depicted at 41.9 MnT , up 19% on yearly basis against 35.1 MnT a year ago.
According to Ardeshir Saad Muhammadi, Deputy Director
IMIDRO Mining and Mining Industries Development, Iran's crude steel capacity is
likely to be expanded and it currently stands at 32 MnT p.a. Furthermore Iran
plans to increase its crude steel capacity to 55 MnT p.a. by 2025.
Source: Steel mint