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New Market to Maximise the Sales of Steel by SAIL and RINL

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) are focused on maximising sales through existing and new markets with continuous efforts to improve upon the customer services.  SAIL has set up a country wide network of 4 regional offices, 37 Branch Offices, 41 Distributors and over 3340 Dealers to market their products.  The distribution network of RINL includes Branch Sales Offices / stockyards at 23 locations under 5 Regional Offices and around 285 Rural Dealers. SAIL and RINL are supplying various grades of steel for construction of projects of national importance which include Railways, Metros, Power Sector, Bridges, Nuclear complexes and several others including manufacturing sector.  SAIL and RINL have also undertaken proactive campaign to highlight the usage of products and their advantages in the community infrastructure in rural and semi-urban areas for boosting steel consumption in rural India eg. “Gaon Ki Ore”.  SAIL has also made efforts to improve customer services through launching of branded products with improved performance like “NEX” & SAIL “SeQR” range of Structurals and  Reinforcement Bars, Digital payment methods, Door delivery, Incentivization of local MSMEs around its plants etc.   It has also extended additional services to Retail Customers through a 2-Tier retail network.

SAIL has exported various products to new international markets and has taken measures for exports such as commencing operations from Paradip Port, giving ease of operations to customers and increased number of containerized shipments for catering to smaller sized export orders.

RINL has made Geo Mix and Product mix optimization sales while balancing Domestic and Exports sales components.   In the domestic market, special attention is given to supplies to small scale manufacturers including MSEs.  RINL has launched a new Portal “E-Suvidha” to cater to remote areas of the country.  RINL has started selling material through E-Suvidha, on-line sale.   This initiative is with a view to service requirement of every corner of Digital India through internet enquiry and door delivery provision.

Details of the total production capacity, actual production, consumption, import and export of both iron ore and finished steel are at Annexure.


  1. IRON ORE: Details of production and export of iron ore is shown in the table below year-wise for the last 3 years:-
Production, Export of Iron Ore during last three years (in Million tonnes)
Iron Ore 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Production 206.49 246.08 204.28*
Export 16.15 36.62 57.72
Source – For production: IBM, Nagpur,  For Export: DGFT, *Prov.
  1. The total production capacity and actual production of Crude Steel of all plants in India during the last three years, plant-wise is as follows:-
Crude Steel
PRODUCER 2018-19 (mt) 2019-20 (mt) 2020-21 (mt)
Capacity Production Capacity Production Capacity Production
SAIL 19.13 16.26 19.63 16.16 19.63 15.21
RINL 6.30 5.23 6.30 4.75 6.30 4.30
TSL Group 19.40 18.40 19.40 18.53 19.40 17.20
AM/NS 10.00 6.81 10.00 7.12 10.00 6.70
JSW Steel Ltd. 18.00 16.74 18.00 15.97 18.00 14.78
JSPL 8.60 5.25 8.60 5.86 8.60 6.86
Others 60.80 42.21 60.37 40.75 61.98 38.49
Total 142.24 110.92 142.30 109.14 143.91 103.54
Source: Joint Plant Committee (JPC); mt=million tones


(a)       Production, consumption and export of Finished Steel:-

Production, Consumption and Export of Finished Steel during last three years (in Million tonnes)
Finished Steel 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21


Production 101.29 102.62 96.20


Consumption 98.71 100.17 94.89


Export 6.36 8.36 10.78


Source: JPC

(b)       Plant-wise total production of finished steel during last three years is given below:-

This information was given by The Minister of Steel Shri Ram Chandra Prasad Singh in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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