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Ministerial Meeting on the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC) Held

October 4, 2021

On October 1 (Fri.), a Ministerial Meeting of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC) was held via video conference, and Mr. Hirose Naoshi, Vice-Minister for International Affairs, attended the meeting as a representative of Japan.

Some sessions of the ministerial meeting brought together ministers and senior industry representatives from GFSEC member economies, and the participants discussed the continuing structural steel excess capacity and the importance of major steel producers' commitment to finding a solution.

1. Participants in the meeting

The meeting brought together ministers and senior industry representatives of major steel-producing countries and regions, including Japan (co-chair), Italy (co-chair), the United States (co-chair), the European Union, Russia, and the ROK, as well as representatives of the secretariat of the OECD, industry stakeholders, and other players.

2. Major discussions at the meeting

3. Outcome document

Division in Charge

Metal Industries Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau