Brazil’s ferrous scrap, slab exports rise as billet falls

Oct 16, 2013 | 10:25 AM |

Tags  ferrous scrap, Brazil scrap, scrap exports, slab exports, billet exports, steel exports, Ana Paula Camargo, MDIC foreign trade ministry

SÃO PAULO — Brazil’s ferrous scrap exports surged 43.3 percent year on year in September, mainly due to increased buying activity from Asia.

Exports totaled 46,173 tonnes last month compared with 32,214 tonnes a year ago, according to figures from Brazilian foreign trade ministry MDIC. Shipments were also up from 36,158 tonnes in August.....

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