Bandar Abbas (IP) - Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has said that Despite the oppressive sanctions, Iran has exported more than 12 million tons of steel to other countries in 2019.

Iran PressIran News: Pointing out that the country has had significant growth in the steel industry, the first vice president told reporters in Bandar Abbas: "In recent years, Iran has overtaken France and Italy in the steel industry, and Iran ranks tenth in the world."

Jahangiri noted: "Last year, when the growth of the steel industry in the world was 3.5 percent, the growth of the industry in Iran was more than 6.5 percent, and despite the harsh sanctions, in 2018, Iran exported more than 12 million tons of steel to other countries."      207

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