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.
EUROFER holds bi-annual seminars on the state of the EU steel market. This event will be held ahead of the release of EUROFER's quarterly economic and market outlook. This quarter's edition will be online only due to COVID restrictions.
The European Commission published, on 21 September 2020, its revision of the EU ETS State Aid guidelines for the compensation of indirect carbon costs for the period 2021-2030.
The EU's Joint Research Centre has just published a detailed report on production costs for iron and steel in the EU and third countries, exploring the various production factors that make up the competitiveness of these sectors.