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Industry and globalisation

88th Session of the Steel Committee, virtual meeting, 24-29 September 2020

 

Chair's Statement

 

Outlook for the world economy and the global steel market

The economic setting: the world economy and industry outlook

  • Presentation by the OECD Economics Department on the world economic situation and the latest OECD forecasts for the global economy.
  • Presentation by IHS-Markit on key developments and global outlook for key steel-using sectors.

 

Global steel market situation and steel demand outlook

  • Introduction by the Secretariat of the document on the global steel market situation.
  • Presentation by the World Steel Association on developments in global steel markets and the outlook for steel demand.

 

Regional steel market developments: reports by industry

 

Steel trade and trade policy developments

  • Presentation by the Secretariat on the update of the latest developments in steel trade and steel trade policy developments. 

 

Latest developments in steelmaking capacity: interim report

 

State enterprises in the steel sector

  • Presentation by the Secretariat on the draft final report.

 

The changing characteristics of steel firms

  • Presentation by the Secretariat on work on the changing characteristics of steel firms and patterns of restructuring.


Market consolidation and steelmaking capacity

  • Presentation by the Secretariat on the draft final report.

 

Updates on international discussions on steel

  • Presentation by the Secretariat on the activities of the Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum.

 

 

More OECD work on steel