Brazilian flat, long steel imports down in September

Import volumes of both flat and long steel products into Brazil fell in September 2018, while local producers tried to impose several price increases for domestic materials.

Brazil’s imports of flat steel products dropped by 22.98% year-on-year during the month, to 114,196 tonnes, from 148,277 tonnes, according to figures released by the country’s foreign trade ministry, MDIC, late last week. Imports of flat steel products from China decreased by 30.40% in the annual comparison, to 71,175...

Published

Felipe Peroni

October 10, 2018

18:16 GMT

São Paulo