Steel market participants gathered at the Nordics regional meeting of steel distributors’ association Eurometal in Copenhagen, Denmark on Thursday October 5, where key discussion topics were how the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will operate and the risks importers face once it reaches final implementation

Trade body European Aluminium and the European steel association, Eurofer, have teamed up with other sectors facing a proposed carbon levy on imports, to call for a gradual implementation of the new regulations supporting the EU’s transition to climate neutrality by 2030

Five associations representing carbon-intensive industries in Europe have joined forces to demand changes to the scope of the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). Signed on Wednesday, January 25, one of the five signatories to the joint statement, the European steel association Eurofer, released the statement to the public domain on January 27. The […]

Sharp rises in carbon and energy costs, along with the introduction of “green steel” in Europe, will lead to changes to traditional pricing mechanisms in 2022, Fastmarkets understands. Some steelmakers have already started to implement surcharges for carbon and energy costs, whereas previously production costs have been included in the base prices of the steel […]

Europe’s planned Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will have a big impact on the aluminium sector when it begins to focus on reducing scope 2 emissions, according to the president and chief executive of the Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC). That, in turn, will widen divisions among producers based on which energy sources they use, […]

The low-carbon production of aluminium has remained in the spotlight during COP26, the United Nation’s global climate change conference now under way in Glasgow, but the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) remains an afterthought for the European aluminium market. CBAM will make EU importers pay for carbon certificates corresponding to the carbon price that […]

Your simple guide breaking down the complexity of the European CBAM regulations, and the potential impact on global import markets