10.78 Million Ton Total Finished Steel Exported in 2020-21

New Delhi: Details of export of finished steel as compared to imports is given as follows: –

                                                                                           (in Million Ton)

Year Total Finished Steel
  Import Export
2020-21 4.75 10.78
April-June, 2021* 1.16 3.56

                *Provisional, Source: Joint Plant Committee (JPC)

Steel is a de-regulated sector.  Commercial decisions such as exports are taken by the steel companies. The details of export of finished steel during 2020-21 and current year, month-wise, areas follows:-

                                                                                            (in Million Ton)

Month Export
  2020-21 2021-22*
April 0.43 0.95
May 1.28 1.24
June 1.55 1.37
July 1.38
August 1.04
September 0.86
October 0.55
November 0.60
December 0.62
January 0.52
February 0.65
March 1.29

                *Provisional, Source: Joint Plant Committee (JPC)

This information was given by the Union Minister for Steel Shri Ram Chandra Prasad Singh in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.