Arab Iron and Steel Union
Arab Iron and Steel Union was established in 1972 as the first Arab organization specialized in the iron and steel field affiliated with the Council of Arab Economic Unity – League of Arab States.
Arab Iron and Steel Union is a non-governmental Arab organization. It has no political or commercial character.
Its permanent headquarters -General Secretariat- is in Algeria and has regional offices.
Arab Iron and Steel Union’s tasks fall within the framework of work plans aimed mainly at growing and developing the iron and steel industry in the Arab world.
Arab Iron and Steel Union includes multi-activity companies related to the iron and steel industry from Arab countries.
Cooperation with International and Regional Organizations
Among AISU’s main objectives is establishing co-operation between Arab Iron & Steel Union and the international and regional associations working in the steel industry. Over the past years, AISU has cooperated with several international and regional organizations such as:
– Council of Arab Economic Unity
Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization
– Member of World Steel Association
United Nations Industrial Development Organization – UNIDO
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development – OECD