Brazilian flat steel imports tumble, long steel imports near-double in September

Brazilian import volumes of flat steel products dipped by 22.51% in September 2019 while long steel imports almost doubled, soaring by 96.86%, according to figures from the country’s economy ministry.

Imports of hot-rolled coil (HRC) from China were only 619 tonnes last month, compared with 15,589 tonnes a year before. Meanwhile, China exported only 2,827 tonnes of cold-rolled coil (CRC) to Brazil, down from 7,060 tonnes year on year. Prices...

Published

Felipe Peroni

October 21, 2019

19:45 GMT

São Paulo