Quoted Deputy Secretary of the Department of trade and industrial Iran and Iran's mining and smelting industry development and words of revitalization, chairman of the organization Kaba Sian (MehdiKarbasian) in the Iran has the world's largest natural gas reserves, plans to carry out various types of steel and aluminum manufacturing, gold and copper mining project. He said that Germany, France and the Netherlands delegation in the past few weeks visiting Iran. In addition, the in September in Kish Island held over a period of two days of the steel investment opportunities seminar.
Reported that according to the U.S. Geological Survey Report in 2010, Iran is currently in the camp of more than 3000 mines, most of the private enterprises, occupy the world's 9% of gypsum production, 2% of molybdenum and nitrogen production. BP and royal shell, Holland, also expressed interest in developing oil in the world's fourth largest oil country.
The report quoted Kaba Sian as saying that the sanctions against Iran really hurt the people of Iran, but also did slow down the development of iron and steel and other industries. After the end of the sanctions, the investment in Iran will be a win-win situation.
About iron ore, Kaba Sian said, Iran has 27 tons of iron ore reserves can be steel. Iron and steel production plans from this year's annual output of 22000000 tons jumped to 55000000 tons, which depends on the new investment and the Iranian nuclear agreement after the cancellation of sanctions. He said the annual capacity is expected to increase by 12000000 tons per year. Last year, Iran exported 2500000 tons of steel to Italy, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Thailand, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Kaba Sian said that Germany, France and Holland delegation recently visited Iran. Iran on the iron and steel and mineral smelting industry investment issues with these delegations for a wide range of consultations, but also with the United Kingdom and Austria companies to negotiate. Iran is reluctant to invest in projects with the Markland steel factory named Japan Inc consultations.