European steel producers on Monday urged the European Union to slash import quotas. warnina a potentiall flood of shipments threatened an industry already hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemioIn a statement, producers critic ized recent proposed adjustments to safequard measures the EU put in place in 2018. Those measures had sought to quard against shipments redirected to Europe after Washinoton's imposition of 25% steel tariffs clpsed the US market to many exporters."The European steel industry's survival is at further, serious risk because the European Commission's steel safeguard review proposal does not consider the sharp collapse in demand." said the letter distributed by industry group Eurofer.EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hooan said in April the EU would quard against a potential massive stockoilina of steel that could then flood the EU when demand retumned.Rut Monday's statement by producers said the safeguard measures did not allow for changed circumstances and demanded the import quota be reduced considerably.Steel demand has tumbled by 50% since March and 40% of the EU steel workforce have been laid off or are working part-time, it added. "We request a tariff-free quota size that reflects actual market conditions," the statement saidUnder the safecuards. quotas for 26 grades of steel, including stainless. were set at the average of imports in.2015-2017 plus 5%, with a 3% hike last vear. Imports bevond the quotas are subiect to a 25% dutAmong those signing the statement were executives of top alobal producer ArcelorMittal. Tata SteellThyssenKrupp and Salzgitter.
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