BRIEF-Nippon Steel takes 68.6 bln yen charge on Brazil affiliate
Jan 29 (Reuters) - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp :
* Says took 68.6 billion yen ($582 million) charge in April-December
* Says took charge as slide in oil prices expected to hurt business environment, future profits of affiliate Vallourec & Sumitomo Tubos do Brasil (VSB) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 117.8900 yen) (Tokyo Newsroom)
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