Iran’s aluminium production volume was 101,195mt in the first three months (March-June) of the fiscal year, an increase of 63pc from prior-year period.
According to Tehran Times, Iran’s primary aluminium producers’ combined production was 36,025mt in May 20 to June 20, a rise of 73pc from the previous year period.
For the quarter ending June 20, a total of 101,195mt of aluminium was produced, whereas, in the year ending March 19, 2020, the total output was 275,716mt, down 8pc from the prior-year period.
Iranian Aluminium Company (IRALCO) recorded a growth of 4pc in the first quarter compared to other major aluminium smelters in the country.
SALCO, the largest aluminium complex located in the Fars province with an output of 300,000mt per year, is likely to help Iran double its primary aluminium output.
Iran is a net exporter of the metal with exports worth $22bn.