Accordingly, the apparent consumption of steel during this period has experienced a growth of 13 to 22 percent compared to the same period last year.
In the seven months of this year, 7.356,000 tons of long sections of steel were produced, of which 5.8 million tons were consumed internally, which is 20 percent more than its apparent consumption during the same period last year.
After that, a total of 5.349,000 tons of steel flat sections were consumed in the country. Consumption at these levels increased by 13% compared to last year, which was 4.716,000 tonnes.
During this year, the production of steel products has been registered 12 million and 670,000 tons, of which 11 million and 374,000 tons have been allocated to domestic consumption, thus, compared to its apparent consumption in the first seven months of 1400, which was 9 million and 569 thousand tons, 19 percent increase in consumption is visible.
From 18 million and 268,000 tons of steel ingots (middle steel) produced in the first half of 1401 with 15 percent growth compared to its consumption during the same period last year (11 million and 715 thousand tons) to 13 million and 472 thousand tons for domestic consumption.
Also, the consumption of sponge iron has grown by 22% from 16,680 tonnes to 20,359 tons.