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Profile of registrant

Unión de Empresas Siderúrgicas

Identification number in the register: 44209611834-88
Registration date: 12/06/09 11:22:27

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/01/15 18:37:28
The date of the last annual update was 01/06/14 20:19:39

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Unión de Empresas Siderúrgicas
Acronym: UNESID
Legal status: UNESID
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Andrés Barceló
Position: Director General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Andrés Barceló
Position: Director General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 128 Castelló 
Madrid 28006
Telephone number: (+34) 915624018
Fax number: (+34) 915626584
Other contact information: UNESID is the Association of the Spanish Steel Industry. It gathers all the steelmakers and most of the downstream steel products companies
Since its incorporation, in 1969, has been deeply involved in European issues, and is now focused in Trade Policy, R&D, Environment, Climate Change, Energy, Sustainability, Statistics, and Economic Studies issues.
Main officers for EU affairs are:
Andrés Barceló, Director General
Alfonso Hidalgo de Calcerrada, Chief Economist
Santiago Oliver, Environment, R&D, and Energy Director
Gema Palazón, HR Director
David Herrero, (external), Board Secretariat and Legal Counsel

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Representar los intereses de la industria siderúrgica española ante las autoridades regionales, nacionales y europeas, asi como ante los medios de comunicación y terceras partes interesadas.
Prestar servicios específicos a las empresas asociadas, en particular en actividades de estudios económicos y estadísticas, medio ambiente, seguridad en el trabajo, e I+D
Servir de punto de encuentro entre los asociados para intercambio de experiencias en los campos objeto de interés, con seguimiento estricto de la legislación y directrices de competencia
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information: Andrés Barceló, Director General, responsable de las relaciones con la UE.
Santiago oliver, Director,responsable de Cambio climático, medio ambiente, I+D, y energía
Alfonso Hidalgo de Calecerrada, Director y Chief Economist, responsable de Economía, finanzas y transportes
Gema Palazón,Directora, responsable de prevención y seguridad, de formación continua y del diálogo social.
David Herrero, Secretario General y asesor legal, responsable de temas de competencia

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Jose Andres BARCELÓ 05/09/14 03/09/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

1. Política Comercial
2. Cambio climático
3. Medio Ambiente
4. Diálogo social
5. responsabilidad social empresarial
6. I+D
7. Política energética
8. Competencia y ayudas de estado

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Eurofer, the European Steel Association
ESTA, European Steel Tubes Association
CIELFFA, the European Association of cold rolled narrow strip
ESTEP, The European Steel Technology Platform
Euroslag, the association of organisations and companies concerned with the manufacture and utilisation of slag products
CEOE, la Confederación española de organizaciones empresariales
AENOR, la Asociación española de normalización y certificación

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 12/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

UNESID is mostly financed by its members contributions It participates in some projects financed by Spanish administration, linked to R&D, and Safety and Occupational Health. Those projects shall have a dedicated budget, and it cannot be used in other way different than committed

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.