Brazil’s galvanized steel use to grow 9.5%, ICZ says

Oct 24, 2013 | 09:35 AM |

Tags  galvanizing production, galvanizing capacity, galvanized steel, steel demand, Carlos Gonçalves Henriques, ICZ, nonferrous metals institute, construction Felipe Feroni

SÃO PAULO — The market for hot-dipped galvanized steel products in Brazil is expected to grow 9.5 percent this year, according to Carlos Gonçalves Henriques, president of the country’s nonferrous metals institute, ICZ.

The use of zinc-coated steel, which is widely used in buidlings and structures subject to extreme environmental conditions, will rise from last year’s growth rate of 7.5 percent, he said.....

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