Brazilian steel consumption grows by 7.30% in 2018, misses estimates
Published: Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Brazil's steel consumption was lower than expected due to lower demand in December.
By Renato Rostás
Brazil’s apparent steel consumption totaled
20.57 million tonnes in 2018, an increase of 7.30% from 19.17
million tonnes the year before, according to the national steel
association Aço Brasil.
The volume was lower than expected after demand slowed in