Brazilian pig iron exports down in April on lower US purchases

Merchant pig iron exports from Brazil fell 17.7% year-on-year in April as a consequence of lower shipments to US buyers.

Exports moved down to 274,927 tonnes from 334,028 tonnes in the same month last year, according to figures from the country’s foreign trade ministry, MDIC. Shipments to the USA fell to 197,619 tonnes from 240,015 tonnes a year earlier. The decrease was partially compensated for...


Juan Weik

May 15, 2013

20:58 GMT

São Paulo