Brazil steel use down 17% in December; up 23% in 2021 - Aço Brasil

Brazilian steel use fell by 17.27% in December compared with the same month of 2020, while full-year 2021 figures were up by 23.16% on an annual comparison, according to data published by steelmaker association Instituto Aço Brasil on Thursday January 20.

Apparent steel consumption decreased to 1.69 million tonnes in December last year, down from 2.05 million tonnes in the corresponding period of 2020. In 2021 as a whole, consumption totaled...


Renato Rostás

January 24, 2022

19:19 GMT

São Paulo