Steel import prices up in South America as buyers look beyond China

South American flat steel import prices either rose or held firm during the week ended Friday January 31, while the absence of China from the market drove customers to look for materials from other origins.

The Chinese government postponed the country’s return from the lunar new year holiday to February 3, from January 31 originally, amid the outbreak of a coronavirus in Wuhan. Shanghai has...


Renato Rostás

January 31, 2020

18:04 GMT

São Paulo