Business Insider UK business reporter, Simon O’Brien, has been reporting on the UK’s steel metalfilament industry since 2013.
He has been following the rise and fall of this booming industry, as well as the role it is playing in the UK economy and the wider world.
He spoke to Business Insider about how the UK steel industry is currently performing, and what to expect from its future.
Q: What is the UK Steel Mill industry?
A: The UK Steel mill industry is a multi-billion pound industry, with the steel and metallurgy industry producing around 12.7 million tonnes of steel products a year.
It is responsible for around 30 per cent of the UK Gross Domestic Product.Q