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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…

European Steel Day 2017

The European Steel Association (Eurofer) have hosted the European Steel Day 2017. This seventh edition of this annual event will explore the theme of the ‘digital, low-carbon future for steel’. Speaking ahead of…

Geert Van Poelvoorde elected President of EUROFER

The Board of the European Steel Association (EUROFER) has elected Geert Van Poelvoorde as its President. Mr Van Poelvoorde’s term is two years, effective immediately. “I would like to take this opportunity to…

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