Brazilian steel industry continues to face production, logistics problems due to truckers' strike

The Brazilian steel industry continues to face logistics and production issues due to a nationwide strike of truck drivers, several industry sources told Metal Bulletin on Monday May 28.

The strike has been affecting Gerdau's "production and its inbound and outbound logistics," the company said on Monday. "The company is taking all possible preventive and mitigating measures to minimize the impacts of the situation in the country," it added.

Late last week, Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas reduced production in its Ipatinga works, in Minas Gerais...


Felipe Peroni

May 29, 2018

02:14 GMT

São Paulo