worldsteel is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world, with members in every major steel-producing country in the world. worldsteel is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and has a representative office in Beijing, China. worldsteel represents steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. Members represent around 85% of global steel production.
worldsteel’s mission is to act as the focal point for the steel industry and as such provides global leadership on all major strategic issues affecting the industry, particularly focusing on economic, environmental and social sustainability. worldsteel promotes steel and the steel industry tocustomers, the industry, media and the general public. It assists its members to develop the market for steel, with major projects in the construction and automotive sectors.
We promote market competition that is free of government interventions preventing fair trade. We do not engage in any trade related activities and not party to any commercial undertakings of our members.
In 2017, we marked our 50th year anniversary and received the title “Royal” from the King of the Belgians. The recognition is for our continuous demonstration of good management in pursuance of commendable causes and for operating a non-discriminatory membership policy.