Tata Steel, which had heavily relied on China for raw material supplies, has started placing orders in alternative markets. That is because, Chinese supply lines have been badly disrupted in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak. Tata Steel clarified that it is comfortable till April this year. The company has placed orders with alternate supply sources like Brazil and Turkey, although the prices are higher here. Tata Steel sources refractory, steel mill rolls, electrodes and manganese from China.