SÃO PAULO Latin American and Caribbean
countries apparent steel consumption inched up 1 percent
to 5.13 million tonnes in January from 5.08 million tonnes in
the same month last year, according to regional steel
The largest gains were recorded by Argentina (up 32 percent to
383,000 tonnes), Peru (up 10 percent to 236,000 tonnes) and
Colombia (up 7 percent to 269,000 tonnes).
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Steel First.