20 Jan 2015 -
China practices an industrial policy actively supporting its domestic steel industry. Having introduced VAT export rebates promoting higher value-added products, this measure has triggered unprecedented export surges in a weak domestic steel market, EUROFER said. China announced a removal of these rebates on 1 January 2015.
01 Jan 2015 -
Securing an international level playing field has become increasingly challenging, EUROFER says: Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with major emerging, resource-rich economies are not concluded while protectionist measures are cumulating in all steel regions of the world outside the EU.
17 Dec 2014 -
The latest economic surveys show that following a weakening trend in Q3, most indicators have been stabilizing, according to EUROFER.