Brazil produces over 11,000,000 tons per year of Basic, Foundry, and Nodular pig iron. Over 6,000,000 tons per year is exported to global markets. Normally 4,000,000 to 4,500,000 tons per year is exported to the North
American markets.
 
NMT imports over 1,500,000 tons per year of Basic, Foundry, and Nodular Pig
Iron and carries inventories at 15 sites in North America, strategically
located near consuming mills and foundries.