Latin America's crude steel output falls by 1% in first quarter

Apr 24, 2012 | 04:01 AM |

Latin America’s crude steel output slightly dropped by 1% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012 to 16.4 million tonnes, according to regional steel assn Alacero.

This decline was driven by reduced output levels in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela during the period.
Crude steel production in Argentina, Brazil and Peru, however, increased in the same period. ....





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