Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has reported an export of 1.03 lakh tonnes (LT) of steel in February, its best ever monthly export figure in the last 10 years. The exports also included the first-time shipment of CE marked plates from the New Plate Mill of SAIL’s Rourkela Steel Plant to Europe. Other products which contribute to this record exports include wire rods, hot rolled coil, billets and slabs.
The company plans to soon diversify its exports basket with cold rolled and galvanized products from New Cold Rolling Mill at Bokaro, structural’s from New Universals Section Mill at Burnpur and Medium Structural Mill at Durgapur.
SAIL is India’s largest steel producing company. The company is among the five Maharatnas of the country’s Central Public Sector Enterprises. The company has five integrated steel plants, three special plants, and one subsidiary in different parts of the country.