The company said its production of flat-rolled products also came lower by 8 per cent to 2.71 million tonnes from 2.96 million tonnes in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year.
In the same period, the production of long-rolled products declined by 9 per cent from 0.91 million tonnes to 0.82 million tonnes.
JSW Steel is one of the largest producers of steel products in India with an installed steelmaking capacity of 18 million tonnes per annum (million tonnes per annum).
Its international operations comprise of 1.2 million net tonnes plates and pipes mills in Texas; a 1.5 MTPA hot rolling mill and a 3 MTPA electric arc furnace at Ohio; and a 1.32 MTPA long steel production facility at Piombino in Italy.
Industry experts say that India's steel consumption to grow at 5 per cent over the next two years, supported by government infrastructure projects in the railway, road and metro sectors, even as auto and manufacturing demand stays soft.
And as a leading player with around 15 per cent market share by production, JSW Steel is likely to benefit from the supportive business conditions.