Brazilian finished steel imports tumble in October

Brazilian flat and long steel import volumes dropped in October 2020, compared with the corresponding month a year earlier, according to figures released by the country’s economy ministry earlier this month.

Imports of flat steel products fell by 45.71% year-on-year to 69,930 tonnes, from 128,816 tonnes.
Brazil did not import any volumes of hot-rolled coil (HRC) from Russia or China in October. Imports of HRC from Russia were 24,591 tonnes in October 2019, while imports from China amounted to 2,124 tonnes in the same month.

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Published

Felipe Peroni

November 19, 2020

20:45 GMT

São Paulo