The steel industry has been invited to participate in the Technical Expert Group (TEG) on sustainable finance, and has provided comments on the second round consultation. As yet these comments have not been considered in the latest draft, and so this paper sets out in further detail the concerns of the steel industry and workable proposals to improve the taxonomy.
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.