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Brazil’s crude steel output rose by 4.1pc to 2.80mn mt in March, from 2.69mn mt in the same month of the prior year according to the latest Brazilian Steel Institute (Aço Brasil) data.


Rolled steel production also increased by 10.1pc to 2.09mn mt in March, from 1.89mn mt produced in the same month of the prior year, Aço Brasil indicated.


Here’s a break up of the output of various steel grades produced in Brazil during March.

ProductsMarch 2021March 2020pc change
Crude steel output2.80mn mt2.69mn mt+4.1pc
Rolled steel output2.09mn mt1.89mn mt+10.1pc
Flat steel output1.22mn mt1.08mn mt+12.9pc
Long steel output869,000mt817,000mt+6.3pc
Steel consumption2.44mn mt1.62mn mt+50.1pc  
Domestic sales       

2.10mn mt


1.48mn mt+41.9pc
Exports 1.395mn mt       1.390mn mt +0.3pc


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