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.
|Products||March 2021||March 2020||pc change|
|Crude steel output||2.80mn mt||2.69mn mt||+4.1pc|
|Rolled steel output||2.09mn mt||1.89mn mt||+10.1pc|
|Flat steel output||1.22mn mt||1.08mn mt||+12.9pc|
|Long steel output||869,000mt||817,000mt||+6.3pc|
|Steel consumption||2.44mn mt||1.62mn mt||+50.1pc|
|Exports||1.395mn mt||1.390mn mt||+0.3pc|