Stainless steels have a wide range of applications, including those where human health may be involved. In these applications, stainless steels may come into direct contact with the human body. Cases include jewellery, cutlery, medical devices, automotive applications, food preparation and pharmaceutical settings. Stainless steels can be used without it exerting any negative influence on food, drinking water, beverages, or medical preparations it is in contact with.
Late April and early May 2021 have seen record rises in the price of EU emission Allowances (EUAs), reaching €50 per tonne of CO2.
Brussels, 06 May 2021 – The European Steel Association (EUROFER) welcomes the release of the EU’s updated industrial policy strategy, and the inclusion of a specific analysis on steel. It shows the EU’s support for sectors, such as steel, that are strategic to the European economy and that are pushing to rally and decarbonise in the post-COVID era, but that are dependent on an enabling framework preventing carbon leakage.
Second quarter 2021 report. Data up to, and including, fourth quarter 2020.