Aço Brasil sending delegation to seek exemption from US 232 investigation

The Brazilian steel institute, Aço Brasil, will make a second trip to the United States to demand that the country be excluded from any measures related to the US Section 232 investigation into steel imports.

An official visit for executives from Brazilian steel companies and institute members to meet members of US Congress, White House officials and participants in the US steel and coal industries is scheduled for February 26-28.
"We are large importers of US coal; this might be considered in a decision [regarding the Section 232 investigation]," Aço Brasil executive president Marco Polo de Mello Lopes told Metal Bulletin on Friday February 16.
The visit has the support of the Brazilian foreign trade ministry, MDIC, according to the institute.

The group made its first trade...


Felipe Peroni

February 16, 2018

21:40 GMT

São Paulo