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Contract with Japan Will Boost Ahwaz Steel Output to 1.5Mn T/Y by 1994

The National Iranian Steel Company (NISC) will boost steel output at itsAhwaz steel mill from a current production rate of 200,000 tons/year to 1.5mnt/y by 1994, according to the terms of a contract between NISC and Japan's KobeSteel Company. The Director General of the Ahwaz complex, Ahmad Ali Harati,announced on 30 December that the contract also provides for Japan to train andprovide...