Brazil's Usiminas seeks 25% price increase to automotive sector

Brazilian flat steel producer Usiminas is negotiating an increase of 25% for 2018, for steel that is sold on to the automotive industry.

"The number currently [being discussed] is an increase 25% next year," ceo Sergio Leite said in a third-quarter results conference call on Friday October 27.

This year's annual negotiations between steelmakers and automobile producers recently started, according to Leite, and usually last...


Felipe Peroni

October 29, 2017

19:48 GMT

São Paulo