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Qasco Produces Record 493,000 tons of Steel Products in 1986

The Qatar Steel Company (Qasco) - owned 70% by the Qatar Government and 20% byKobe Steel and 10% by Tokyo Boeki of Japan - produced in 1986 a record 493,120tons of steel products, according to the company's annual report released inDoha on 15 January. Qasco's output exceeded its design capacity of 330,000 tonsby nearly 50% during 1986. Qasco produces sponge iron and steel bars as well asconcrete...