Aço Brasil calls for increase in Brazilian steel import duties to 25%

The Brazilian steel association, Aço Brasil, is asking that import duties on steel products be increased to 25%, to curb an inflow of imported material into the country and avoid plant closures.

“Our request is an import duty of 25%, which is aligned with what other countries and regions have been doing,” Jefferson de Paula, chairman of Aço Brasil’s board of directors...


Felipe Peroni

Gabriela Brumatti

Ana Enis

September 26, 2023

22:00 GMT

São Paulo