The country's other HRC producers are ArcelorMittal, CSN and
Gerdau. "The other steelmakers will certainly follow [the
Usiminas] move," a local flat steel trader said. A second
source agreed. "If Usiminas’s adjustment is
accepted [by the market], this upswing will be applied by all
companies," a Brazilian steel analyst said. "The [Brazilian]
economy is starting...