Brazil steelmaker Usiminas reports 2nd-qtr loss of 781 mln reais

jueves 6 de agosto de 2015 07:04 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO Aug 6 (Reuters) - Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA on Thursday reported a 781 million real ($223.2 million) loss for the second quarter, according to a statement sent to securities regulators.

The company also reported net sales, or total sales minus sales taxes, of 2.68 billion reais. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization were a negative 755 million reais.

($1 = 3.4991 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Jeb Blount; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)