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GSV (Groupement de la Sidérurgie - Staalindustrie Verbond), founded in 1953, is the professional federation of steel companies producing or transforming steel in Belgium.

GSV has 9 full members, representing about 10.000 direct jobs and 25.000 direct and indirect jobs together. For a more detailed view on the importance of the steel sector in Belgium, please see the annual reports  in our 'Publications' section .


  • represents and defends the sector at international, European, federal and regional level;
  • offers its members a package of services ;
  • studies the evolutions in various issues such as the general economy, the market, social affairs, environment, transport, energy, raw materials and analyses their impact on the sector
  • informs about performances of the sector and collaborates with the Infosteel to promote the material steel.