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Iran Aluminum Output Rose 8.5% Year to March 19, Press TV Says

May 16, 2012

Iran aluminum production rose 8.5 percent in the year ending March 19, Press TV reported, citing the deputy minister of industry, mining and trade.

Output will exceed 400,000 tons by the end of the next Iranian calendar year, which started March 20, and will reach 1.5 million tons by 2025, Vajihollah Ja’fari said, according to the report. The news report didn’t give a number for current production.

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