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New UK Government regulations to boost uptake of British made steel in public projects

12 April 2023: This should raise the profile of British-made, ‘melted and poured’ steel in procurement for publicly-funded projects. This means that imported steel, originating from countries such as Russia, then processed through third countries like Turkey, is not simply re-badged.

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UK Steel welcomes Government consultation on Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

30 March 2023: the UK Government announced it will consult on a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and other carbon leakage measures.

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UK Steel comments on the reform of the UK’s trade remedies framework announced by the Secretary of State for Business and Trade

9 March 2023: The reform package announced today is hugely significant for UK industry, making the UK’s trade remedies regime more balanced, flexible and truly allowing for decisions to be made in the best economic and public interest of the UK.

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UK Steel comments on Liberty Steel's restructuring announcement

12 January 2023: Today’s restructuring announcement from Liberty Steel highlights the significant challenges UK steel companies face navigating the current harsh market conditions.

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Extension of Government energy scheme is welcome but falls short compared to Europe

9 January: We welcome the announcement from the Government to launch the Energy Bill Discount Scheme, providing some important certainty and stability for steel producers’ production costs during this extremely difficult economic climate.

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