Output declines in transport equipment, non-metallic minerals and metal products negatively impacted industrial output as a whole, official data shows.
The cargo is valued at about US$17mn, according to data from Brazil's foreign trade department Secex.
The Mexican company will report a tripling of Ebitda in its Q1 results due to higher global manganese ferroalloy prices and reduced costs.
Brazil and Uruguay are searching for survivors from the Stellar Daisy, which is believed to have sunk in the Atlantic Ocean about 2,500km off Uruguay.
The country reported a 200% increase in overseas sales revenue during March.