The Activities

NCSI holds it 14th Meeting virtually

July 12, 2020

The National Committee for Steel Industry held a (virtual – remote) due to the emerging Covid-19 virus global pandemic.

Members of the Executive Committee discussed in their 14th meeting a number of topics of utmost importance, on top of which were the challenges facing the steel industry in domestic and global markets.

In addition, committee members recognized the necessity of restructuring the committee’s work teams and the need to create new teams as required by the current economic stage, such as safety team, the economic committee team, quality team and cut & bend team.



NCSI holds its 13th meeting in the midst of the challenges facing the Saudi steel industry

December 1, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers headed by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji held its 13th meeting to discuss the challenges facing the Saudi steel sector, most notably the great momentum of imports at reduced prices, and the importance of controlling imports to ensure that they comply with Saudi standards and specifications, as well as their impact on the markets.



NCSI holds its 12th meeting and elects Mr. Jassim Abbas as Vice Chairman

December 1, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers, chaired by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji, held its 12th meeting to discuss the MoU with the Indian Iron Union to exchange experiences, and to activate the recommendations of the First Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference and the obstacles facing the national steel industry in Saudi Arabia. Moreover Mr. Jassim Abbas has been elected as Vice Chairman of NCSI.



Vice Minister of Industry & Mineral Resources attends the activation of the initiative to establish “Steel Academy” of Saudi Arabia

December 1, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

HE Vice Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Eng. Osama Al-Zamil and Chairman of the National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji, discussed the activation of the recommendation of the first Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference, to establish the “Steel Academy”, in the presence of Vice Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers Mr. Abdullah Al-Adeem and a number of academics.



MoU between NCSI and the Indian Iron & Steel Association

November 16, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Chairman of National Committee for Steel Industry Eng. Rayed Al Ajaji signed an MoU with Secretary General & Executive Head of Indian Steel Association Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee to facilitate interaction for the purpose of fostering and advancing mutual understanding to enable sustainable growth of the steel industry in both countries and in the global steel market. ….



NCSI holds its 9th executive meeting and its second general assembly meeting in Riyadh

April 30, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry in the Council of Saudi Chambers discussed during its ninth executive meeting, the preparations for organizing the “First Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference” to be held in Riyadh next September. It also informed the Committee’s General Assembly on becoming an affiliated member at World Steel Association, and what has been done regarding regional and global protectionist practices on steel industry. And its impact on steel producers exports of steel products.



Presentation about preventive measures for steel industry

January 30, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers organized a lecture entitled “Protective measures for the steel industry and their impact on the market” presented by the committee’s legal lawyer.



During its 8th meeting, NCSI discusses it’s preparations for the first Saudi steel conference

January 30, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

National Committee for Steel Industry discussed at the Council of Saudi Chambers it’s preparations for organizing the “First Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference” to be held in Riyadh next September 2019, the committee discussed it’s work plan and activities for the current year.



NCSI participates in investment opportunities workshops

January 29, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers participated in workshops of investment opportunities in steel industry within the activities of the launch of the National Industry Development and Logistics Program NIDLP, one of Saudi Vision 2030 programs.



NCSI reviews foreign trade challenges for steel industry

January 29, 2019
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry meets at the headquarters of the Council of Saudi Chambers, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Trade and Investment for Foreign Trade, in charge of Mr. Abdul Rahman Al-Harbi. The meeting reviewed the committee’s objectives and structure, discussed the sector’s challenges, and witnessed an open discussion to draw a roadmap to face the challenges.



On the platform MEIS –Dubai: Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Rasheed stresses the importance of the Saudi iron industry

December 11, 2018

At the invitation of the National Committee for Steel Industry, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy and Planning for Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Rasheed for the Middle East Iron and Steel Conference in Dubai, where he stressed the importance of the Saudi iron industry as a strategic national industry that is expected to play a fundamental role in achieving Vision 2030.



Meeting of the General Assembly of the National Committee for the steel Industry

November 29, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

National Committee for the steel Industry in the Council of Saudi Chambers Raed Al Ajaji reviewed the work of the committee in the previous period and its achievements for the benefit of investors in the sector, as well as review the results of positive communications with relevant government agencies.



Seventh meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Committee for the steel Industry

November 29, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Executive Committee of the National Committee for the steel Industry in the Council of Saudi Chambers headed by M. Al-Ajaji briefed on the latest developments related to the organization of the first Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference scheduled to be held in Riyadh in 2019, as well as preparations to participate in the Middle East Iron Conference in Dubai.



Workshop to discuss participation in the Middle East Conference

November 29, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for the steel Industry in the Council of Saudi Chambers discussed during a workshop for steel products units held with the participation of the Vice Chairman of the Committee. Mohammed Aljaber mechanisms of participation in the Middle East Iron Conference, in addition to discussing the challenges and solutions proposed and the latest developments of various iron products.



The participation of the NCSI in Iktva

November 26, 2018
Dhahran Expo Center, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

The Council of Saudi Chambers represented by the National steel Committee participates in the activities of the annual forum and exhibition of the value added program for the supply sector “Iktva” organized by Aramco at the Dhahran Exhibition Center under the patronage of Prince of the Eastern Region.



Chairman of the National Committee of the Iron Industry to inaugurate the Arab Steel Summit workshop

November 6, 2018
Amman, Jordan

Chairman of the National Committee of Steel Industry Council of Saudi Chambers. Eng. Rayed Al Ajaji inaugurates a special workshop on the iron and steel industry in the Kingdom on the sidelines of the Arab Steel Summit, with the participation of five directors of work units emanating from the committee.



NCSI at its sixth meeting, warns of the repercussions of some countries ’decisions to impose protective duties on iron and steel products

October 31, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

National Committee for Steel Industry warned of the repercussions of the decisions taken by some countries to impose protective duties on their imports of iron and steel products, and called for the concerted efforts of steel industry sector and officials to remedy them.

This came during the sixth meeting of the committee, which was held in the Council of Saudi Chambers headed by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji.

The committee also stressed that mitigating the damage to industry requires urgent implementation to raise customs duties to the maximum limits stipulated in the Kingdom’s agreement with the World Trade Organization.

It also approved and signed agreements to participate and sponsor international conferences, and the agreement to organize the first Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference in Riyadh in early 2019



NCSI work teams hold their first workshop

October 31, 2018

The work teams of the National Committee for the Iron Industry held their first workshop at the Council of Saudi Chambers headquarters in Riyadh, to discuss the challenges facing steel industry in Saudi Arabia and ways to solve them in coordination with the relevant government bodies, and discuss their participation in local and international events related to steel industry.



Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers meets with the Chairman of the National Committee for Steel Industry

October 1, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers Dr. Sami Al-Obaidi, during his meeting with the Chairman of the National Committee for Steel Industry, Mr. Rayed Al Ajaji, discussed the activities and efforts of the committee in developing and protecting the national steel industry and the events and conferences that the committee plans to organize and participate in, to enhance investment opportunities in the sector to achieve Vision 2030



The National Steel Industry Committee holds a workshop

October 1, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry in the Council of Saudi Chambers held a workshop for the working teams to discuss the challenges facing steel products industry in Saudi Arabia and ways of solving them in coordination with the relevant bodies.



The National Committee of Steel Industry discusses the issues of trade protectionism and the preparations of the first Saudi Steel Industry Conference

September 25, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry in the Council of Saudi Chambers headed by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji discussed the issues of trade protectionism in the European Union and Turkey, excluding Saudi companies from the American protection fees, and also underwent through preparations for the first Saudi Steel Industry Conference in Riyadh next year.



During its 5th meeting, NCSI discusses trade protectionism and preparations of SIIS2019

September 25, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry in the Council of Saudi Chambers headed by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji discussed the issues of trade protectionism in the European Union and Turkey, excluding Saudi companies from the American protection fees, and also underwent through preparations for the First Saudi International Iron & Steel Conference (SIIS2019) in Riyadh next year.



Chairman Meets Exports Developments Secretary General

August 1, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The chairman and members of the National Committee of Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers, briefed the Secretary General of the Saudi Export Development Authority Mr. Saleh Al-Salami during their meeting at the headquarters of the Commission on the Plans and Activities of the Commission to serve and develop the national Steel industry.



Raw Materials Team holds its First Meeting

August 1, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Raw Materials Team embedded of the National Committee for Steel Committee at the Council of Saudi Chambers discussed during its first meeting at the Council’s headquarters plans and programs of work for the current session and the challenges ahead.



The Council’s Secretary General Meets National Committee Chairman

July 31, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Secretary General of the Council of Saudi Chambers Mr. Saud Al-Mashari reviewed during his meeting with the Chairman and Vice-Chairmen of the National Committee of Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers the work plan of the committee and its activities aimed at developing the national steel industry through the best international experience.



National Committee for Steel Industry Holds its 4th Meeting in Riyadh

July 31 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers in Riyadh, headed by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji, discussed its participation at the Arab Steel Summit in Amman, the Middle East Iron and Steel Conference in Dubai and the arrangements for the first Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference to be held in Riyadh in 2019.



First Regular Meeting for Rebars & Wire Rod Team

June 6, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Rebars and Wire Rod Coils Team held their first regular meeting in Riyadh and discussed several issues related to challenges facing Rebars and wire rod coils industry in Saudi Arabia.



National Committee for Steel Industry Holds its 3rd Meeting in Riyadh

May 14, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

NCSI discussed several business units tasks at the Council of Saudi Chambers in Riyadh today.



National Committee for Steel Industry Launches its New Website

March 20, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Within less than three months into its current session, the National Committee for Steel Industry (NCSI) of the Council of Saudi Chambers launched its new website aimed at serving the steel industry in the Kingdom and providing up-to-date information of interest in the technical, commercial and advisory domains,…



National Committee for Steel Industry Holds its Second Meeting in Riyadh

March 19, 2018
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry, chaired by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji and its members from the national steel factories, endorses the content of the Committee’s website, including the definition of the Committee and its activities and work plan for 2018.



National Committee for Steel Industry participates in the 21st Middle East Iron and Steel Conference

December 6, 2017
Atlantis , The Palm – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers in participation of Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji participated at the 21st Middle East Iron and Steel Conference during 4-7 December 2017 in Dubai – UAE.



National Committee for Steel Industry Holds its First Meeting

December 3, 2017
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The National Committee for Steel Industry at the Council of Saudi Chambers headed by Eng. Rayed Al-Ajaji discusses during its first meeting at the Council’s headquarters a number of issues of steel sector and its plans for the coming period.



NCSI elects new chairman & two vice chairmen

October 1, 2017
Council of Saudi Chambers – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

National Committee for Steel Industry elected its new chairman and two vice chairmen for the current session of 2017-2020 at the Council of Saudi Chambers. Eng. Rayed Abdullah Al Ajaji was elected as the new committee chairman and Mr. Mohammad Al-Jabr and Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Hudaib as vice chairmen respectively.

It’s worth mentioning that Eng. Al Ajaji is the CEO of Universal Metal Coating company – UNICOIL based in Al Jubail Industrial City, whereas Mr. Al Jabr is the Managing Director of Al-Jabr for Economic Consultancies and Mr. Al-Hudaib is the Vice President of Rajhi Steel Industries.