Brazilian flat steel imports fall 16% in 2012

Jan 09, 2013 | 10:55 AM | Juan Weik

Tags  Brazil imports, flat steel, flat steel imports, hot-dipped galvanized coils, cold-rolled coils, plate, hot-rolled coils, Juan Weik

SÃO PAULO — Brazil’s flat steel imports fell 16 percent in 2012 as the local economy performed below expectations for the second half of the year.
Imports fell to about 1.74 million tonnes from 2.08 million tonnes in 2011, according to calculations by AMM sister publication Steel First based on data from the country’s Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade. ....

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