Deteriorating Trading Conditions Unnerve the Emerging Steel Market

Brazil Brazilian steelmakers remain optimistic regarding the growth prospects for domestic steel consumption. Import penetration is relatively low. Nonetheless, the Instituto Nacional dos Distribuidores de Aço (Inda) reports that, in January 2019, domestic finished steel sales are expected to total 264,000 tonnes – down 7.0 percent, compared with last year’s figure. Distributor and service centre … Continue reading Deteriorating Trading Conditions Unnerve the Emerging Steel Market