EUROFER calls on the Members of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity to agree on a continuation of the forum’s mandate beyond November 2019. Continued international work on excess capacity and related government support measures would contribute to the sustainability of our global industry. Beyond steel, it could effectively contribute to increased transparency and improved disciplines in government trade and industry policies, establishing a genuine international level playing field for industries.
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.