SAO PAULO – Ford Brasila Ltda. recently was forced to suspend truck production for a day due to a shortage of steel parts. Ford sent 800 workers home at its plant in metro Sao Paulo, which has been running at capacity since the beginning of the year. Ford F-250 Industry analysts say demand for steel is outstripping production in Brazil, as well as Europe and China, allowing steel companies to boost prices 50% this year. Brazilian steel sales rose 13% in the year’s first half, to 9.5 ...
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