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Economic and steel market outlook 2020-2021

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused steel consumption forecasts to be slashed and the overall economic outlook downgraded. Shutdown measures implemented by governments starting from March 2020 have severely impacted manufacturing activity and steel-using…

Green Deal an important opportunity to seize European climate leadership

The European Commission has formally announced its European Green Deal for the European Union. The European Steel Association (EUROFER) welcomes ambition behind the package and notes the inclusion of sections on supporting zero-carbon…

European steel industry calls on policymakers to end steel crisis

Against the backdrop of the EU elections the European Steel Association (EUROFER) calls for urgent action by EU policy makers to help the sector as it faces down the flood of steel exports…

Final EU steel safeguard measures published – eurofer calls for coherent implementation

The European Commission has published the regulation imposing definitive safeguards on steel imported into the EU. This important measure continues the safeguards provisionally imposed in July 2018 and will come into force as…

EU steel market outlook obscured by several threats, in spite of solid fundamentals

The EU steel market remained on a relatively fast growth track in the second quarter, supported by healthy economic fundamentals and the good operating performance of steel-using sectors. Nonetheless, imports continued to grow…

European Steel Technology Platform Begins new life as independent legal entity

13 leading industrial and research stakeholders from the wider steel value chain will cooperate to implement solutions for and in the EU steel industry under a newly independent entity, the European Steel Technology…

US section 232: EU leaders’ response must be “broad, firm and decisive”, argues Eurofer

In light of President Trump’s Section 232 25% import tariffs on steel, the European Steel Association (EUROFER) calls on EU member states to stand united in backing a broad, firm and decisive response…

2017 A “strongly expansionary” year for EU steel users

The manufacturing industry and construction sector in the EU benefited in 2017 from an investment-led domestic upturn and improving exports. A healthy outlook for these steel users bodes well for the EU steel…

G20 forum on steel excess capacity should be ambitious in targeting “the plague of global overcapacity”

The Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity ministerial-level meeting will open tomorrow. The engagement is expected to deliver a report setting out the excess capacity situation in the global steel industry and define…

EU Emissions Trading System reform agreement “is disappointing”

Negotiations on the reform of the Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) were concluded after a more than two year legislative process. While the agreement improves on the initial proposal in some places, it…

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