According to the data released by IABr, Brazil's crude steel output in August increased by 6.5% YoY to 2.7 million tons.ABr said domestic sales of steel products reached 1.7 million tons in August, up by 2% YOY. The apparent consumption of steel products in Auqust was 1.8 million tons. down by 1.7% YOY.Brazil's imports of steel products totaled 129.000t in Auaust. down by 48.4% YoY.According to IABr. Brazil's exports of steel products were 841.000t in Auaust. down by 8.3% from the same neriod last vear.From lanuary to August this vear. Brazil's crude steel outout declined by 11 6% YoY to 19 8 million tonsIn the first eight months of this vear. domestic sales of steel products totaled 11.7 million tons. down by 6.3% from the same period last vear, and the apparent consumption of the material was 13 million tons. down by 7.3% YоY.According to IABr. Brazil's irnports of steel products declined by 22.9% Yoy to 1.3 million tons in JanuaryAugust this yearIn the first eight months of this year, Brazils exports of steel products were 7.9 million tons, down by 8.6% from the same period last year.