EU stainless steel alloy surcharge still legally legitimate?9 November 2022 – Has the EU stainless steel alloy surcharge had its day and finally lost its legitimacy? A deeper look into the reports of the stainless steel producer Aperam raises justified doubts about the legitimacy of the alloy surcharge. Prices for stainless steel scrap are rising in Europe, in some cases significantly. And hydrogen producers are already calling for the first market protection measures. Source