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World Health Organization and EU commit to work together to accelerate progress on health

21 November GENEVA/BRUSSELS – Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization has completed a series of meetings with President Juncker and senior European Commission. Officials. He also signed a joint statement with the European Parliament. Dr Tedros commended the fruitful cooperation between the Commission and WHO, particularly in the fields of antimicrobial resistance,

EU steel market outlook obscured by several threats, in spite of solid fundamentals

Brussels, 25 October 2018 – 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 much faster than the domestic deliveries of EU mills. Steel demand growth levelling out in the EU

US Section 232 Steel Tariffs: EU Provided with Further 30 Day Exemption

Commenting on the announcement of an extension to the EU exemption from US steel tariffs, UK Steel Director, Gareth Stace said: “Today’s announcement will be greeted with a certain sense of relief from UK steel producers. As the exemption deadline edged ever closer with no sign of a deal being struck, we had increasingly been

US Section 232 Steel Tariffs – Temporary Exemption Provided for the EU

US Section 232 Steel Tariffs: Temporary Exemption Provided for the EU   Commenting on the news that the EU would be granted a temporary exemption from the US steel tariffs, UK Steel Director Gareth Stace commented: “For the last few weeks the UK steel sector has held on to the hope that an exemption could

President Trump pushes the button on Section 232 steel tariff – hitting the EU but excluding two other countries for now

Brussels, 9 March 2018 – President Trump has signed the order to hit steel imports from all countries with a 25% tariff – excluding Mexico and Canada for now – but choosing to slap duties on EU products. The European Steel Association (EUROFER) firmly condemns the decision by the President as being damaging and counterproductive

EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions

New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals  Brussels, Belgium., 20 February 2018 — The European Union (EU) can increase the share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 34 per cent by 2030 – double the share in 2016 – with

World Economic Forum to Support 22 Countries and EU in Doubling Investment in Clean Energy R&D by 2021

World Economic Forum to work with Mission Innovation, a commitment by 22 countries and the European Union, to accelerate global clean energy innovation to address climate change Collaboration aims to support Mission Innovation by enabling public-private partnerships that enable a more sustainable, affordable, inclusive and secure global energy future Mission Innovation includes the world’s leading


Montegrappa is honoured to have played a role in the 2017 G7 Summit, one of the most important events in the global diplomatic calendar. Held on 26/27 May in Taormina, Sicily, the summit focused on the global economy, foreign policy, security of citizens and environmental sustainability. It comprised the leaders of the United States, Canada,


DURING 2. QUARTER OF 2016 SHIPMENTS BY EU STEEL DISTRIBUTION NOTED HIGHER GROWTH RATES THAN DURING 1.QUARTER 2016.   EUROMETAL’s unique market monitoring system is tracking EU steel distribution shipments and stocks for its two main business segments:   –       Flat SSC distribution –       Multi-Product & Proximity Stockholding distribution EU Flat SSC,during  2. Quarter 2016,

EUROFER welcomes EU & US raw materials case against China at WTO

Brussels, 20 July 2016 – The US has launched a trade enforcement action against China at the WTO concerning China’s export duties on several different raw materials. The EU intervened in this WTO challenge, a move that has been welcomed by the European Steel Association (EUROFER). When China joined the WTO in 2001, the country