Non-Alloy Steel H-Sections Market Overview in Brazil
In value terms, non-alloy steel h-sections production reached $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. from 2009 to , production growth remained at a lower figure.
The size of the non-alloy steel h-sections market in Brazil expanded modestly to $ in , picking up by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. from 2009 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.