Latin America steel market to feel import effects

Dec 28, 2012 | 10:18 AM | Ana Paula Camargo

Tags  steel imports, Latin America, Benjamin Baptista, Alacero, Ana Paula Camargo

SÃO PAULO — The Latin American steel industry is expected to remain cautious in 2013 as the result of increasing imports and uncertain global economic conditions.

Concerns about the European market, lingering doubts of a U.S. economic recovery and a reduced growth forecast for China are shrinking export options for Latin America’s steel sector, Benjamin Baptista, president of Latin American steel association Alacero, told AMM sister publication Steel First.....





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