Brazilian HRC trade case on China, Russia goods 'surprises' importers

The launch of an anti-dumping probe in Brazil into imports of hot rolled coil (HRC) from Russia and China has surprised steel traders and caused panic among clients.

“Customers who recently booked HRC are desperate,” a Brazilian trader told Steel First. “Some are considering cancelling recent deals.”

On July 20, Brazil started an anti-dumping investigation into HRC imports...


Ana Paula Camargo

Felipe Peroni

July 22, 2016

22:04 GMT

São Paulo