Brazilian apparent steel use up 25% in January

Brazilian apparent steel consumption increased 25% year on year in January, to 2.21 million tonnes from 1.77 million tonnes a year earlier, according to figures from national steel association Aço Brasil.

Domestic steel sales increased 24.9% in the same comparison, to 1.92 million tonnes from 1.54 million tonnes, the association said on Monday February 22.

Brazilian crude steel production increased 10.8% year on year in January, to 3 million tonnes compared with 2.71 million tonnes in the...

Published

Felipe Peroni

February 22, 2021

22:40 GMT

São Paulo