Latin America’s steel imports from China up 54% in Jan-Aug 2014

Finished steel export volumes from China to Latin America rose by 54% year-on-year in the first eight months of 2014, to 5.4 million tonnes, Steel First has heard.

The figures were published by the region’s steel association, Alacero, on Tuesday October 14. Over the same period, China’s total finished steel exports increased by 40%, to 51 million tonnes. In August alone, Chinese finished steel exports to the region increased by 26% on an annual basis,...


October 16, 2014

19:11 GMT

Mexico City