Brazilian flat steel imports down; long steel up in August

Brazilian import volumes of flat and long steel displayed opposite tendencies in August, according to figures from the country’s economy ministry published last week.

Import volumes of flat steel declined year on year by 11.29% to 95,116 tonnes in the month, from 107,216 tonnes, mostly because of lower volumes imported from China. Imports of flat steel from China fell to 41,950 tonnes in August 2019, from 51,298 tonnes a year earlier. Import prices of flat steel products in South America fell during August...

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Felipe Peroni

September 18, 2019

17:05 GMT

São Paulo