Brazilian steel consumption down 1.5% in April, Aço Brasil says

Brazilian steel demand decreased further in April, demonstrated by lower volumes of flat-rolled products sold in the market and despite a recovery in the long-rolled market, national steel association Instituto Aço Brasil said on Thursday May 23.

Steel demand has now fallen for two consecutive months, following a drop of 1.6% in March.

Steel apparent consumption was 1.67 million tonnes in April, 1.5% lower than 1.7...


Renato Rostás

May 23, 2019

17:43 GMT

São Paulo