SÃO PAULO Latin
American crude steel output totaled 5.5 million tonnes last
month, up 15.3 percent from 4.77 million tonnes in January and
4 percent higher than in February 2012, according to regional
steel association Alacero.
Brazil, which produced 3 million tonnes, and Mexico, which
produced 1.5 million tonnes, together accounted for 82 percent
of Latin American crude steel output.
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Steel First.