Metal Middle East 2017
International Trade Fair For Metallurgical Technology, Thermo Process Technology, Foundry Machinery And Metal Working Tools
Gulf Steel sector poised for a major growth
Some of the GCC Countries are amongst the highest consumers of iron and steel products, well above the world level of 240 kg per person. Per Capita consumption of finished steel 323 kg in Saudi Arabia, 299 kg in Iran, 385 kg in Kuwait, 1,288 kg in Qatar and 1,309 kg in UAE (World Steel Association figures). It forecasted that the Mena countries would become one of the important world centres for producing iron and steel in the next 5 to 10 years although currently the contribution to global production was limited.