The figures by Worldsteel show that Iran produced 18.1 million metric tons (mt) in that period.

The statistics demonstrate a 4.1% increase compared to the corresponding period last year.

As the latest data shows Iran stands at the 10 place among the top steel-producing countries in the world.

Iran’s steel production reached 30.6 million mt in 2022, showing a 8% increase compared to the year before, the WSA reported.