Eurofer adds to WV Stahl’s complaint to EC about subsidies for Ilva

European steel association Eurofer has submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission regarding subsidies for steelmaker Ilva, the industry group told Steel First on Tuesday April 14.

“The Commission has received complaints regarding this issue and is assessing them,” Ricardo Cardoso, the spokesman for competition issues at the European Commission, told Steel First late on Tuesday.
The complaint covered subsidies already given to the southern Italian steelmaker by the country’s government, and others that were so far only planned.

“There must be no state aid for the rescuing or restructuring of steel plants, as demanded by EU law. Any state aid...


Maria Tanatar

April 14, 2015

18:40 GMT