(C) Wolf G Kroner 2016 - Masoud Abka KhajoeiUpheaval in Iran’s Mining, Minerals, and Steel Industries

May 2016. The mining sector contributes about 4% to Iran’s GDP. It is the backbone of the domestic steel industry which in turn is set to fuel exports. Masoud Abka develops business for MIDHCO, Iran’s largest mining and minerals conglomerate, and influences the country’s policies for the industry in his role as Member of the Board of IMIDRO, the Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organisation.

In the exclusive interview with B2Bioworld Mr. Abka details the strategy, points out major new activities, sensitive technology highly sought after, expectations of economic development for the years ahead, and the business case offered to foreign investors. If plans realise China’s steel industry will be affected.


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