The country’s steel institute, Aço Brasil, has been engaging in dialogue with the Brazilian foreign trade and external relations ministries, and is planning a trip to discuss the issue with the US Commerce Department and US congressmen.
“This issue has been keeping us awake,” Aço Brasil president Alexandre de Campos Lyra said. He is also vp at seamless tube producer Vallourec South America.
If confirmed, a Brazilian delegation will head to the USA by late August or early September to discuss the subject.
“The [Brazilian] government is being very receptive...