Brazilian exports of billet, slab plummet in May

Brazilian slab and billet export volumes slumped dramatically in May, according to the latest data from the country's foreign trade ministry, MDIC.

Exports of carbon steel slab amounted to 372,413 tonnes in May, down by 46.49% from the 696,010 tonnes exported in the same month in 2017. The decline was mostly due to reduced exports to the United States, which has been the main buyer of Brazilian slab. Shipments from Brazil to the US came...

Published

Felipe Peroni

June 13, 2018

08:31 GMT

São Paulo