Steel Archive


Washington, DC, October 22 – Nineteen steel industry associations in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia today called for the governments of steelmaking economies to step up efforts to effectively tackle persistent global excess capacity in the steel sector, including by quickly implementing strong rules and remedies that reduce excess capacity, its impact and its

February 2019 crude steel production

6 March 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137.3 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2019, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2018. China’s* crude steel production for February 2019 was 71.0 Mt, an increase of 9.2% compared to February 2018. India produced 8.7

“US choses global trade confrontation” warns EUROFER as President Trump adopts Section 232 National Security trade measures on steel   

Brussels, 1 March 2018 – President Trump has decided to impose a US import tariff of 25% on steel imports.  The tariff covers all steel coming from all countries totalling 35 million tonnes representing a value of $30 billion (2017). President Trump has chosen the most disruptive option among those recommanded by his Secretary of

EU Commission imposes ‘fixed’ duties in ‘Five country’ steel anti-dumping case

Brussels, 6 October 2017 – The Definitive Regulation for anti-dumping case AD635 on Hot Rolled Flat (HRF) steel from five countries[i][i] was published today in the EU’s official journal. The case has proven highly irregular as it establishes ‘fixed’ duties on dumped imports from four of the five countries investigated – but it also leaves

HECTRONIC: Think economically, act ecologically – Kishan Khandelia

Being a global leader in intelligent fuelling management solutions, environment protection is a tradition at Hectronic. However it contributes not only ecologically but also to the financial gain of its customers through considerable savings of energy and long lasting quality products.  Hectronic solutions are a blend of german engineering and swiss precision. It offers engineering

EU steel distribution during first 5 months of 2016

DURING FIRST 5 MONTHS OF 2016 SHIPMENTS BY EU STEEL DISTRIBUTORS NOTED SUSTAINED GROWTH. STOCKS WERE IN LINE WITH STEEL DISTRIBUTION’S BUSINESS LEVEL   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

Steel – the Permanent Material in the Circular Economy

The Steel Industry at the Forefront of Optimal Resource Efficiency Brussels, 8 March 2016 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) announced today that it is taking part in Resource 2016, the event focused on the circular economy and resource efficiency, being held in London from 8 to 10 March. worldsteel is showcasing how the steel

Index of Eight Core Industries

The summary of the Index of Eight Core Industries (base: 2004-05) is given below The Eight Core Industries comprise nearly 38 % of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).  The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 180.7 in January, 2016, which was 2.9 % higher compared to

worldsteel: August 2015 Crude Steel Production

August 2015 Crude Steel Production August 2015 crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to worldsteel Brussels, 21 September 2015 – World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association, worldsteel, was 132 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2015, a -3.0% decrease compared to August 2014.  China’s crude steel

ArcelorMittal automotive focussed investor event

Steel to remain the material of choice for the automotive sector 3 June 2015 – ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company, is today hosting an investor event in London focussing on the company’s global automotive steel franchise and research and development (R&D) capabilities. Presentations, from members of ArcelorMittal’s automotive and R&D leadership teams,