Brazilian apparent steel use up 22.7% in August

Brazilian apparent steel consumption rose by 22.7% in August amid soaring imports of flat and long products, according to figures released by the country's steel institute, Aço Brasil.

Apparent steel use reached 2.34 million tonnes last month, up from 1.91 million tonnes in August 2020, the institute said on Friday September 17.

Flat steel consumption rose by 25.4% to 1.34 million tonnes, while long steel apparent consumption increased by 19.2% to 1 million...

Published

Felipe Peroni

September 20, 2021

20:51 GMT

São Paulo