TABLE 7.13

                      Output of Iron & Steel    (Mill. tonnes)
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                                 1995-96     1995-96  1996-97
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                                             (April-November) 
Saleable Steel SAIL & VSP         11.32       7.21     7.31                     
                                  (7.7)                (1.3)
Total Main Producers              14.02       9.01     9.14
                                  (8.1)                (1.4)
Finished Steel
Main Producers                    10.59       6.72     6.90
                                 (10.7)                (2.6)
Secondary Producers               10.81       6.18     7.85
                                 (31.0)               (27.0)
Total                             21.40      12.90    14.75     
                                 (20.1)               (14.3)
Saleable Pig iron
Main Producers                     1.73       1.13     1.19
                                (-13.5)                (5.3)
Secondary Producers                1.06       0.67     0.88
                                 (35.9)               (31.3)
Total                              2.79       1.80     2.06             
                                  (0.4)               (14.4)
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Note:   Figures in brackets indicate percentage change over the 
        same period of the previous year.



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