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Press & media 

Press & media are welcome to join the European Steel Day.

Press conference


On the side-lines of European Steel Day 2018 taking place on 7 June 2018, the European Steel Association (EUROFER) is hosting a press conference on:

  • The economic situation of the European steel industry, including an overview of the latest data.
  • The topic of European Steel Day 2018, namely ‘Steel, Sustainability and Low-Carbon Innovation’, what EUROFER and the steel industry are doing in this field, and how our actions relate to the forthcoming proposal on the Ninth Framework Programme.
  • A reaction on the Section 232 tariffs and related EU action, if possible, given the expiry of the EU exemption scheduled for 1 June 2018 (tbc).

When & Where?

The press conference will take place at the Concert Noble at Rue d'Arlon 82, 1000 Bruxelles at 14:00 CET on 7 June 2018. This press conference is happening just ahead of European Steel Day 2018. More information about European Steel Day 2018 can be found at


  • Mr Geert Van Poelvoorde, President, EUROFER; Executive Vice President, CEO ArcelorMittal Europe Flat
  • Mr Axel Eggert, Director General, EUROFER

The press conference will consist of a statement by EUROFER’s President, followed by a Q&A.

Contact and press accreditation

To register for the press conference and receive press accredititation, please RSVP to Charles de Lusignan, Spokesman and Communications Manager, +32 2 738 79 35 (