Liberty Herald reported that Misrata-based state Libyan Iron & Steel Company expects to export 136,000 tonnes of products in the next few months. It reported that from its port 10,000 tonnes of hot briquetted iron began to be exported, and that export operations will continue until they reach a total of 64,000 tonnes. LISCO General Manager of Marketing Mr Walid Bleblo said “An agreement has been reached between the company’s External Marketing Department and a number of foreign companies to export 72,000 tonnes of reinforcing steel to various countries of the world. The first shipment of this agreement, consisting of 12,000 tonnes, is expected to be exported at the end of January, with the remaining quantities to be exported successively the first week of February. Mr Bleblo said the endless activity witnessed by the company’s port confirms and consolidates the stability process that the company is experiencing in terms of exporting its products to various continents of the world in the current period. He added that the company’s products, thanks to their quality and competitive price, have reached 38 countries.