Frederico Barbosa

Mining & Metals reporter, Brazil Bureau  in BNamericas

Frederico Barbosa is a São Paulo based correspondent, covering business and mining-metals news in Brazil for BNamericas since June 2011. He has a BA in Social Communication, Journalism, from Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU).

6003 articles written by Frederico Barbosa:

Usiminas reportedly ships steel to Argentina for shale gas project

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Brazilian flat steelmaker Usiminas has reportedly shipped 16,000t of steel coils and heavy plates to Buenos Aires-based welded steel tube manufacturer Tenaris Siat. Siat will provide the steel tube...

Usiminas reportedly ships steel to Argentina for shale gas project

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Brazilian flat steelmaker Usiminas has reportedly shipped 16,000t of steel coils and heavy plates to Buenos Aires-based welded steel tube manufacturer Tenaris Siat. Siat will provide the steel tube...

Government seen standing firm on tax incentives for Brazil steel industry

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Brazilian steel producers' long-running claim for tax incentives was on the agenda once again this week, but significant changes in the government's stance are not on the horizon, according to an anal...

Vale, Gerdau among Brazil's biggest debtors

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Total gross debt of non-financial listed Brazilian companies was 1.19tn reais (US$378bn) at the end of 2Q17, according to local research firm Economatica, based on information submitted to securities ...

LatAm finished steel consumption up in H1

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Apparent consumption of finished steel in Latin America was 33.1Mt in the first half of the year, up 4% compared with the same period of 2016, regional steel association Alacero reported. The large...