According to government data, the Port of Pecem exported 274,332 mt of slab from Companhia Siderurgica do Pecem (CSP) in December, 19.6 percent up, year-over-year. CSP is owned by Vale, Posco and Dongkuk Steel.
As for the full-year of 2020, iron ore exports out of the Port of Pecem totaled 4.22 million mt. However, the state did not disclose details regarding whether the volume represented either a growth or decline on a year-over-year basis.
Exports of slab from CSP in the full-year of 2020 reached 2.7 million mt, with no further details on growth or year-over-year decline.