How should a global, vertically integrated steel producer adapt to protectionism? ArcelorMittal grapples with uncertainty in Trump’s America and abroad.
An industry that has historically relied on operating leverage to generate profits now finds itself struggling to plan production amidst the uncertainty caused by competing protectionist policies.
Who should take the lead advancing the response to climate change in the heavily polluting industry? Should it be community focused Tata Steel, who will risk pricing themselves out of a commoditised market, or majority producers China, who have not signed up to emissions goals?
The steel industry has been trying to cut down its Carbon Dioxide emissions for some time now. Can Arcelor Mittal, the world’s largest steel producer, lower its emissions further and reduce its carbon footprint?