The European Steel Association (EUROFER)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2020 - 01/12/2020

Lobbyists declared: 2.5 FTE (8)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 8


Meetings with European Commission: 127

Lobbying costs over the years:


The European Steel Association (EUROFER)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

93038071152-83 (First registered: 17 Feb 2009)

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 generally, by means of all studies (...)


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. Examples of topics followed and input to EU consultations: • CO2 regulation for cars and vans • Construction Products Regulation • End-of-life vehicles directive • Waste shipment regulation • Sustainable Products Policy • Chemicals strategy for sustainability • Impact assessment work for IED and the evaluation of the IED • Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive • White Paper on Foreign Subsidies • Trade Policy Review • Renewed sustainable finance strategy • Contribution to inception impact assessment on EU taxonomy • Draft Delegated Act for technical screening criteria for climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation • Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism • Environmental and energy aid guidelines • EU ETS state aid guidelines • IED online stakeholder consultation & IED targeted stakeholder consultation • EU product policy • Renewable Energy directive • Energy Efficiency directive • Energy taxation directive • Innovation Fund • Revising the rules for free allocation in the EU Emissions Trading System • REFIT Water Framework Directive • Cobalt Metal Classification proposal • Taxonomy: Feedback on 1st round climate mitigation activities and Feedback on Usability of the Taxonomy • EU targeted consultation on potential policy applications for the Environmental Footprint methods • Interface between chemical, product and waste legislation


Head office:
Avenue de Cortenbergh, 172
Brussels 1000

Tel: 32 02 738 79 20