Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) Archive


Nine steel groups in North, South and Latin America, and Europe, today expressed cautious optimism for the outcomes at the G-20 leaders meeting that concluded on Monday in Hangzhou, China. “We are grateful that the leaders of the G-20 governments have recognized the severe impacts that global steel overcapacity in the steel sector around the

Steel Associations Call on G7 Nations to Take Action to Address Global Overcapacity in Steel

Twelve global steel trade associations today released a statement urging the leaders of the G7 nations to take steps to address the current global steel overcapacity situation which is negatively affecting economies, industries and workers around the world. The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), the Japan Iron and Steel Federation (JISF), Eurofer (the European

Associations of Europe and North and Latin America present critical document to the “new” Chinese steel industry policy

Alacero – Santiago, Chile, April 20th, 2015. Eight national and regional associations representing the steel industries of Europe, North and Latin America joined in expressing their concern to the Chinese government about the recently revised “Adjustment Policy 2015” to the Chinese national steel strategy, released last March. The policy does not address the root causes

SSINA, USW Urge Exclusion of Japan from TPP Negotiations

(Washington, D.C. March 2, 2015)  The Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) and the United Steelworkers (USW) have today sent the following letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael B. Froman.  The letter urges that Japan be excluded from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations unless it opens its market to exports of steel from the

SSINA issues letter to Ustr URGING Rapid Conclusion oF Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiationswithout further participation by Japan

(Washington, D.C.,  April 16, 2014)   On behalf of the Specialty Steel Industry of North America (“SSINA”), counsel David A. Hartquist submitted a letter to the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”), Michael B. Froman, urging USTR to swiftly conclude negotiations to establish the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement (“TPP”) without further participation by Japan. “This agreement,

SSINA Releases Market Data FOR December 2012

(Washington, D.C., March 18, 2013) – The Specialty Steel Industry of North America (“SSINA”) has released statistical data on imports, U.S. consumption, and import penetration for YTD December 2012. The data represents U.S. consumption, imports, and import penetration for December 2012 compared to the same 2011 twelve month period. The following data is presented by