Tata Steel India ops Oct sales up 38 pct YoY

Tata Steel Ltd, the world`s No 8 steelmaker by output, said on Friday steel sales at its Indian operations rose 38 percent in October from a year earlier to 462,000 tonnes.

Last Updated: Nov 06, 2009, 11:53 AM IST

New Delhi: Tata Steel Ltd, the world`s No 8 steelmaker by output, said on Friday steel sales at its Indian operations rose 38 percent in October from a year earlier to 462,000 tonnes.
The Indian operations contribute about a quarter of the group`s total annual global capacity of 30 million tonnes, which includes Corus, Europe`s second-largest steelmaker.

Saleable steel production in October rose by 27 percent from a year earlier to 570,000 tonnes and crude steel production gained 22 percent to 599,000 tonnes, the company said.

Bureau Report