UAE expects steel production to double by 2010

Steel production in the United Arab Emirates will double to 10 million tonnes per year by 2010 from 5 million tonnes last year, the Gulf state's economy minister said on Monday.


"The UAE's steel production will surge from 5 million tonnes in 2007 to 10 million tonnes per annum by 2010," Sheikha Lubna Al Qassimi said in a speech at a Middle East Economic Digest construction conference in Abu Dhabi. (Reuters)

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