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Welsh language version of research findings on future trends in UK steel demand and the opportunities these present for UK steel producers. The report provides quantitative forecasts for UK steel demand across products and consuming sectors out to 2030 and contains analysis on:
historic trends in UK steel supply and demand
future opportunities for the UK steel industry in new and existing markets
the barriers to the UK steel industry accessing these opportunities
how far the capacity and capability of the sector is aligned to the opportunity
Plans to undertake new research on the UK steel sector were agreed at the second meeting of the Steel Council in 2016. The research was informed by a detailed programme of 100 interviews across the UK steel supply chain. It was conducted by a Grant Thornton UK LLP-led consortium including Hatch Consulting and the Materials Processing Institute. The consortium received support from a steering board containing representatives from the UK steel sector.