GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
To forge the implementation of the new Action Plan for a competitive and sustainable steel industry in Europe adopted by the Commission on 11 June 2013, the external High Level expert Group will be set up to advice the European Commission and to facilitate progress in the development of actions for a competitive sector in Europe. It is necessary to ensure close contacts between the Commission, Member States and private stakeholders. The High Level expert Group will allow the Commission to consult the main stakeholders on a regular basis in order to constantly interact and receive feedback on the development and implementation of the EU steel policy.
The mandate of the group will be:
(1) To discuss and advise the Commission on any steel/related policy issues;
(2) To follow up the implementation of the Steel Action Plan adopted by the Commission on 11 June 2013;
(3) To promote the development of steel policies by the Member States.
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislation or in policy definition
Association (Industry, Other (European Trade Unions)), Research Institute (Research), NGO (Environment), Corporate (Industry, Other (Steel)), EU body (Finance), Financial Institution (Finance), Trade Union (Employment and social affairs, Labour interests), National administrations