Imposition of steel safeguard measures not in Europe’s interest, say downstream users

A coalition of downstream users of steel – including the automotive, construction equipment, agriculture
machinery, home appliance and technology industry sectors – has written to the European Commissioner for
Trade, Cecilia Malmström, to express concerns on the safeguard investigation into steel products, launched
in March. The letter was signed by ACEA, Auto Manufacturers’ Association; APPLiA, the European home appliance industry association; CECE, the Committee for European Construction Equipment; CEMA, the the European association representing the agricultural machinery industry; CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers; Metal Packaging Europe; Orgalime, which speaks for 45 trade federations representing the mechanical, electrical, electronic, metalworking and metal articles industries of 23 European countries; and T&D Europe, the European Association of the Electricity Transmission & Distribution Equipment and Services Industry.

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