In its endeavor to promote Qatar Steel in the international market and showcasing standards of Excellence, Marketing Department functioning under the proficiency of Commercial Division, in Sept. 2010 made a landmark achievement when they supplied about 60,000MT HBI to JFE Steel Corporation, Japan, adding a feather in the cap of DRI/HBI sales which commenced since Q4’2007.
Qatar Steel’s HBI shipment has made the entire Company proud as supplying to the prestigious Japanese market has left impenetrable footprints for others to follow. Japan, the most eco-friendly nation in the world in steel making, considers using more metallic than scrap, thereby, contributing to the creation of a better environment for future. HBI samples from Qatar Steel went through stringent quality check before JFE Steel Corporation found the material of high quality fulfilling the highest standards. Consequently, HBI shipment to Japan was made through Qatar Steel registered traders Stemcor & Mitsui, the two known world renowned independent steel trading company.