Egypt aims to regain dominance in North African steel market

Egypt is expected to increase its steel consumption by 26% in the next three years according to Ezz Steel - the country's biggest steel producer.

Infrastructure projects in the country will push up annual steel consumption to 13.5 million tonnes, Ezz Steel's marketing director George Matta said on Friday January 19, adding that Egypt was aiming to regain its position as the dominant consumer of steel in North Africa. Egypt's steel consumption fell by 9% year on year to 10.7 million...

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Vlada Novokreshchenova

January 19, 2018

22:28 GMT

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