SteelOrbis: South America Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-08-01T15:35:13Z SteelOrbis 2014-08-01T15:35:13Z en Latin America's finished steel imports from China up 65 percent in H1 2014-08-01T15:08:07Z 2014-08-01T15:08:07Z In the first half of this year finished steel imports from China to Latin America increased by 65 percent year on year to 4 million metric tons. 2014-08-01T15:08:07Z Vale posts US$1.43 billion in profits for Q2 2014-07-31T22:43:47Z 2014-07-31T22:43:47Z 2014-07-31T22:43:47Z Prices of flat products maintain high levels in Brazil 2014-07-31T08:16:30Z 2014-07-31T08:16:30Z 2014-07-31T08:16:30Z Gerdau posts higher sales income in Q2 but lower shipments 2014-07-30T22:24:34Z 2014-07-30T22:24:34Z 2014-07-30T22:24:34Z Gerdau to shutdown specialty steels unit in Brazil 2014-07-30T22:23:02Z 2014-07-30T22:23:02Z 2014-07-30T22:23:02Z Vale expected to post lower Q2 results 2014-07-30T22:21:52Z 2014-07-30T22:21:52Z 2014-07-30T22:21:52Z Brazilian plate export prices trend higher than import prices 2014-07-29T22:50:22Z 2014-07-29T22:50:22Z 2014-07-29T22:50:22Z Brazil reduces heavy plate import tariff on supply shortage 2014-07-29T09:27:19Z 2014-07-29T09:27:19Z Brazil has decided to lower the import tariff on heavy plate due to supply shortage in domestic market. 2014-07-29T09:27:19Z Brazil sales of civil construction materials fall in June 2014-07-28T22:05:11Z 2014-07-28T22:05:11Z 2014-07-28T22:05:11Z Brazilian imports of HRC and CRC are set to rebound 2014-07-25T20:38:35Z 2014-07-25T20:38:35Z 2014-07-25T20:38:35Z Vale posts record iron ore production 2014-07-24T22:06:38Z 2014-07-24T22:06:38Z 2014-07-24T22:06:38Z Usiminas reduces flats prices to boost exports 2014-07-24T21:52:48Z 2014-07-24T21:52:48Z 2014-07-24T21:52:48Z Usiminas posts stronger Q2 net income 2014-07-24T21:50:44Z 2014-07-24T21:50:44Z 2014-07-24T21:50:44Z Latin America's finished steel trade deficit up 10% in January-May 2014-07-24T09:03:00Z 2014-07-24T09:03:00Z In the first five months of the current year, Latin America's finished steel trade registered a deficit of 5.4 million mt, down 10% year on year. 2014-07-24T09:03:00Z Brazil forecasts higher inflation rates, lower GDP 2014-07-23T22:40:45Z 2014-07-23T22:40:45Z 2014-07-23T22:40:45Z Brazilian rebar import prices stable from June 2014-07-23T22:37:02Z 2014-07-23T22:37:02Z 2014-07-23T22:37:02Z Gerdau looking to expand its presence in the Indian market 2014-07-22T22:56:09Z 2014-07-22T22:56:09Z 2014-07-22T22:56:09Z Brazilian pig iron prices moving up 2014-07-21T22:38:02Z 2014-07-21T22:38:02Z 2014-07-21T22:38:02Z Brazilian civil construction jobs increase in the first half of the year 2014-07-21T22:34:54Z 2014-07-21T22:34:54Z 2014-07-21T22:34:54Z World Cup slows down Brazil’s crude steel production 2014-07-21T22:33:51Z 2014-07-21T22:33:51Z 2014-07-21T22:33:51Z Brazilian wire rod prices flexible in the export market 2014-07-20T22:02:34Z 2014-07-20T22:02:34Z 2014-07-20T22:02:34Z Brazilian crude steel output down 1.5 percent in H1 2014-07-18T14:40:12Z 2014-07-18T14:40:12Z Brazilian crude steel production in the first half of the current year amounted to 16.7 million metric tons, 1.5 percent lower year on year. 2014-07-18T14:40:12Z Argentina's crude steel output up 12.2 percent in H1 2014-07-18T10:58:36Z 2014-07-18T10:58:36Z Production in the first half of the current year totaled 2.70 million metric tons, 12.2 percent higher compared with the same period of 2013. 2014-07-18T10:58:36Z Chinese bank extends $5 billion credit line to Vale 2014-07-17T22:57:41Z 2014-07-17T22:57:41Z 2014-07-17T22:57:41Z Brazilian steel imports decline in June 2014-07-17T22:54:41Z 2014-07-17T22:54:41Z 2014-07-17T22:54:41Z Fitch keeps Gerdau’s ratings at BBB- 2014-07-16T22:47:27Z 2014-07-16T22:47:27Z 2014-07-16T22:47:27Z Employees at Brazil’s CSP end month-long strike 2014-07-16T22:45:06Z 2014-07-16T22:45:06Z 2014-07-16T22:45:06Z Gerdau welcomes BRIC bank development proposal 2014-07-16T22:42:47Z 2014-07-16T22:42:47Z 2014-07-16T22:42:47Z Brazilian exports of pig iron increase while prices decline 2014-07-16T22:38:14Z 2014-07-16T22:38:14Z 2014-07-16T22:38:14Z Brazilian pellet export tonnages and prices decline 2014-07-15T22:55:57Z 2014-07-15T22:55:57Z 2014-07-15T22:55:57Z