The programme of the 77th IREPAS meeting in Athens

September 24th, Sunday 19:00 – 22:00      Welcome cocktail at Wyndham Grand Athens   September 25th, Monday 09:00 – 09:15      Welcome address by Chairman of IREPAS 09:15 – 10:30        SESSION ONE – Global economic outlook - Global Economic and Market Developments Vassilis Patikis, Piraeus Bank / Head, Economic Research & Investment Strategy Structural Themes for the Post Crisis Global Economy US,... Read More

IREPAS 30th-year awards

Of the many deserving long-term contributors to the IREPAS community, several were awarded plaques at the gala dinner held at the 69th meeting, which marked the 30th anniversary of the foundation of IREPAS.  Read More

68th IREPAS Interviews

Interview with Rebar&Wire Rod Suppliers Committee Chairman Mr. Kim Marti :   Interview with Traders Committee Chairman Mr. Michael Setterdahl :  Read More

Interview with Traders Committee Chairman Michael Setterdahl

IREPAS Traders Committee Chairman Michael Setterdahl was interviewed at our 68th meeting in Doha, Qatar.  Read More

Overcapacity and protectionism to remain key issues in 2013

Overcapacity and protectionism to remain key issues in 2013 The 68th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Doha on March 3-5, 2013. There were 76 producer representatives amongst the 210 registered delegates from 60 different countries. Yusuf Guven, chairman of the IREPAS Raw Material Suppliers Committee, said that the iron ore inventory strategies implemented in China resulted in increased iron ore... Read More

Achieving healthy margins is key

Achieving healthy margins is key The 67th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Munich between September 30th and October 2nd, 2012. There were 80 producer representatives from amongst the 276 registered delegates from 37 different countries. Ioannis Meimaroglu, the chairman of the IREPAS Raw Material Suppliers Committee, said that steel mills have been trying to secure their orders before finalizing... Read More

IREPAS : Market starts to gain stability

The 66th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in London on April 1-3, 2012. There were 81 producer representatives amongst the 289 registered delegates from 38 different countries. Michael Setterdahl, the chairman of the IREPAS Traders’ Committee, stated that traders are now increasingly seeing more regionalization in trade. Traders see the trade to North Africa as quiet, while demand coming from the... Read More

The programme of the 66th Meeting

The programme of our 66th Meeting in London is as follows. April 1st, 2012 Sunday 19:00 – 23:00   Welcome Cocktail at London Hilton on Park Lane April 2nd, 2012 Monday 09:00 – 10:00 Registration 09:30 - 12:30  IREPAS Committee Meetings 09:30–11:15   Wire Rod & Rebar Suppliers Committee (by invitation only) 09:30–11:15   Billet Suppliers Committee (by invitation only) 09:30–12:30   Raw Material Suppliers Committee (by... Read More

IREPAS Committees: Oversupply still remains the main problem

The 62nd meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Budapest on June 6-8. There were 92 producer representatives amongst the 241 attendees from 45 different countries. At the conclusion of the event, the chairmen of the committees for raw material suppliers, traders, rebar and wire rod suppliers and billet suppliers came together to share their view of the current state of the markets with the general participants... Read More

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