Global Coordination Could Unlock more Efficient Trade, New TradeTech Report Reveals

TradeTech, the set of technologies that enables global trade and its digitalization, is critical for trade and supply chain resilience and economic recovery World Economic Forum and World Trade Organization (WTO) publish joint report – The promise of TradeTech: Policy approaches to harness trade digitalization – to reveal five policy frontiers and how global coordination could …

ArcelorMittal announces investment of €300 million in Mardyck, France, to produce electrical steels for industry and electromobility

ArcelorMittal has announced an investment of more than €300m, with the support of the French government, to create a new production unit for electrical steels at its Mardyck site in the north of France. This investment will create more than 100 direct jobs. With this new unit, which will specialise in the production of electrical …

Many companies and governments to continue business with Russia despite increasing sanctions on the country, says GlobalData

Amid increasing sanctions and calls for exiting or scaling back businesses in Russia by many global enterprises, some companies and countries have decided to continue their business relations with the country, finds GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company found that cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase and Binance have decided not to ban Russian users …

worldsteel releases updated Sustainability Charter

3 March 2022 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has today released its revised and expanded Sustainability Charter. The new Charter reflects the industry’s increasing focus on sustainability and its responsibility to generate positive impacts on people, our planet, and the prosperity of society. The new Charter also represents the industry’s action-oriented approach towards sustainability, …

EARTHDAY.ORG and ClimateScience Announce Partnership for the ClimateScience Olympiad 2022

EARTHDAY.ORG and ClimateScience Announce Partnership for the ClimateScience Olympiad 2022 Washington, D.C. – EARTHDAY.ORG is pleased to announce its partnership with ClimateScience for the ClimateScience Olympiad 2022. The initiative is the brainchild of Eric Steinberger, EARTHDAY.ORG‘s Youth Ambassador in Austria and a member of the organization’s My Future My Voice initiative that has brought together …

January 2022 crude steel production

22 February 2022 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 155.0 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2022, a 6.1% decrease compared to January 2021. Crude steel production by region Africa produced 1.2 Mt in January 2022, up 3.3% on January 2021. Asia and Oceania produced …