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Forum members

GFSEC membership is open to all G20 members and interested members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The current GFSEC members are listed below. Figures in parentheses indicate each member's steelmaking capacity in 2018 in millions of metric tonnes (source: GFSEC Chair's report, October 2019)

  • Argentina  Argentina (7.3 mmt)
  • Australia  Australia (5.6 mmt)
  • Austria  Austria (8.6 mmt)
  • Belgium  Belgium (8.9 mmt)
  • Brazil  Brazil (51.5 mmt)
  • Canada  Canada (17.5 mmt)
  • European-Union  European Union (204.6 mmt)
  • Finland  Finland (4.5 mmt)
  • France  France (21.5 mmt)
  • Germany  Germany (50.0 mmt)
  • Greece  Greece (4.8 mmt)
  • Hungary  Hungary (2.1 mmt)
  • India  India (142.2 mmt)
  • Indonesia  Indonesia (11.9 mmt)
  • Italy  Italy (36.5 mmt)
  • Japan  Japan (131.1 mmt)
  • South-Korea  Korea (80.1 mmt)
  • Luxembourg  Luxembourg (2.4 mmt)
  • Mexico  Mexico (29.5 mmt)
  • Netherlands  Netherlands (6.8 mmt)
  • Norway  Norway (0.8 mmt)
  • Poland  Poland (12.7 mmt)
  • Russia  Russian Federation (85.4 mmt)
  • Slovakia  Slovak Republic (4.9 mmt)
  • South-Africa  South Africa (9.6 mmt)
  • Spain  Spain (18.9 mmt)
  • Sweden  Sweden (6.0 mmt)
  • Switzerland  Switzerland (1.4 mmt)
  • Turkey  Turkey (51.9 mmt)
  • United-Kingdom  United Kingdom (11.2 mmt)
  • United-States  United States (114.6 mmt)


All GFSEC members participate on an equal footing and decisions are taken by consensus.

Chairs

The European Union and Korea are serving as Chairs in 2020.


Steering Group

The Global Forum's Steering Group is composed of no more than nine members, including the incumbent G20 presidency member. In 2020, the Steering Group is composed of the European Union, Korea, Brazil, India, Japan, Russia, Turkey and the United States. 


Facilitator

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) serves as facilitator, supporting the GFSEC, its steering group and chairs with analytical, technical and logistical assistance.