LatAm steel output up 21% in July, Alacero says

Latin American crude steel output rose by 21.04% year-on-year in July 2021, with supply recovering from the lows of 2020 that were caused by restrictions intended to combat Covid-19, regional steel association Alacero said on Friday October 8.

Crude steel production was 5.43 million tonnes in July this year – the latest available data. This was up from 4.49 million tonnes in the corresponding month of 2020. Meanwhile, rolled steel output reached 4.79 million tonnes, a 37.56% increase from 3.48 million tonnes in the same comparison.

But Latin American production was down by 2.21% month on month from...

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Renato Rostás

October 11, 2021

18:45 GMT

São Paulo