Eurofer calls for further toughening of EU safeguard measures on steel

Eurofer has called upon the European Commission (EC) to re-review its steel safeguard measures to protect a market that is still “flooded” by imports, the European steel association said on Wednesday November 20.

It requested that the measures be reworked to reflect the fact that the quota volumes were set far above traditional EU import levels and to reflect that market conditions have considerably deteriorated.
The EC had already approved several adjustments to its safeguards; these tougher rules came into force on October 1 this year.

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Maria Tanatar

November 22, 2019

12:24 GMT