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The European Steel Association

Identification number in the register: 93038071152-83
Registration date: 17/02/2009 12:29:10

The information on this entity was last modified on: 27/04/2016 17:47:21
The date of the last annual update was: 27/04/2016 17:34:48
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

The European Steel Association



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Avenue de Cortenbergh, 172
Brussels 1000

(+32)02 738 79 20

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Axel Eggert

Director General

    Person in charge of EU relations


Director General

    Goals / remit

EUROFER represents the total of steel production in the European Union. Its members are steel companies and national steel federations throughout the EU. The major steel companies and national steel federations in Switzerland and Turkey are associate members.

The objectives of EUROFER are to provide information,services and guidance to it's members related to European and international policy affairs and political, economic and market analysis, and providing guidance for the implementation of EU legislation. These services consist, inter alia, in the
- exchange of information on all issues of common interest, particularly as regards market developments, employment and the global development of the steel industry, and this in full compliance with competition rules.
- co-operation in the fields of energy and raw materials supply, transport, environmental protection, financial and legal questions, promotion and technical research, and, more geenrally, by means of all studies and actions which contribute to the harmonious development of the European steel industry.

  • European
  • global

    Specific activities covered by the Register

All topics that matter to the EU steel industries.
Further information related to EUROFER's Departments, position papers and EUROFER staff can be found on our website.

Input to EU consultations:

• Public Consultation on revision of the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) Directive
• Public consultation on draft guidelines on environmental and energy State aid for 2014-2020
• Public consultation on the review of progress towards the 2020 energy efficiency objective and a 2030 energy efficiency policy framework
• Questions for stakeholder consultation on Emission Trading System (ETS) post-2020 carbon leakage provisions
• Public Consultation on Impact Assessment

1) EUROFER Annual Report
2) European Steel in Figures:Brochure including key facts and figures of the European Steel Industry.
3) The European Steel Day: Annual event hosted by the European Steel Association. It provides a common voice for the industry and underlines the benefits of steel as a material. This annual event is a unique occasion for representatives from the steel sector to discuss the competitiveness and main challenges of the steel industry in Europe.
4) Steel and the Circular Economy (2016)
5) Steel, the Backbone of Sustainability in Europe (2016)
6) Ecofys study : Carbon costs for the steel sector in Europe post-2020 (2016)

All publications are available on EUROFER website


1) High Level Expert Group on Steel: Not active
2) High Level Group on Energy Intensive Industries:

1) The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), notably the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI):




    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

50%: 2   25%: 6



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Adolfo AIELLO 10/09/2015 08/09/2016
Danny CROON 10/09/2015 08/09/2016
Nathalie DARGE 04/08/2015 31/07/2016
Axel EGGERT 08/01/2016 07/01/2017
Miikka NIEMINEN 10/05/2016 29/04/2017
Karl TACHELET 28/06/2016 22/06/2017

    Fields of interest

  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

See EUROFER members list:

1) Metals for Buildings:
2) Construction for Products:
3) Alliance for Energy Intensive Industries (no website)
4) Alliance for a Competitive European Industry:

    Financial data

01/2015  -  12/2015

600,000 € - 699,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

Particular caution should be undertaken with regard to declared costs related to the activities covered by the register as double counting will occur when both a member and their trade association make this declaration

    Code of conduct

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