Steel Using Industries - Joint Statement on the EU Steel Safeguard Investigation

Published: 6 December 2018

Policies & Issues: Trade

This coalition of downstream users of steel – including the automotive, technology industries, electricity transmission and distribution equipment, construction equipment, wind energy, agriculture machinery, home appliance, and packaging sectors – express their continued concern regarding the steel safeguard investigation launched in March and the subsequent provisional measures adopted in July. 

The European steel industry is a key business partner in all our sectors. It is vital for us that the steel industry does well to maintain stability in our supply chains. 

We once again urge the European Commission to take into account the interest of the downstream steel users when it makes a decision on definitive measures. The current union interest analysis insufficiently addresses the economic impact for many end-user industries.

Download the position paper to read our views in full.

Authors

Selandari
Silvia Selandari
Senior Adviser - Trade and Legal

Related Position Papers

Trade: Letter on the safeguard measures against imports of certain steel products [12 April 2021]

Trade: Orgalim Position Paper on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) [6 April 2021]

Trade: Letter on EU-UK short term assignments [18 March 2021]

Trade: European steel users call on Commission to terminate safeguard measures on 30 June 2021 [26 February 2021]

Trade: Orgalim welcomes the European Commission’s trade policy review [18 February 2021]

Trade: Orgalim comments on the Commission White Paper on foreign subsidies in the Internal Market [9 November 2020]

Trade: Orgalim contribution to the Commission consultation on a possible Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism – CBAM [28 October 2020]

Trade: The urgent need to renew the free trade agreement expert group [22 October 2020]

Trade: Orgalim answer to the European Commission public consultation on the Trade Policy Review “A renewed trade policy for a stronger Europe” [25 September 2020]