Latin America’s crude steel output down 1.4% in May, Alacero says

Latin American crude steel production reached 5.18 million tonnes in May, falling by 1.40% from 5.25 million tonnes a year before, regional association Alacero said on Thursday June 27.

Rolled steel output totaled 4.36 million tonnes during the month, the data showed. Volumes were down by 5% in comparison with 4.59 million tonnes in the same period of 2018. “Industry numbers in Latin America reflect the deceleration environment reported in all global trade and the deindustrialization threat seen in the regions affected by...

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Renato Rostás

June 28, 2019

22:46 GMT

São Paulo