European HRC buyers establish consortium to support competition

A consortium of steel companies from Italy and elsewhere across Europe has been established to sustain competition in the EU steel market, Italian steel trade association Assofermet said on Tuesday July 12.

“This consortium will represent the interests of European primary and secondary users of hot rolled coil [HRC], with the aim of protecting their freedom to source these products from third-party countries,” Assofermet said.

On July 7, the European Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation into HRC imports from...


Maria Tanatar

July 12, 2016

19:32 GMT