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The main purpose of this paper is to determine the concentration level of the metallurgical industry in Europe. The first part presents the overall situation in this sector in the 2007-2014 period. In the second part, the concentration of the metallurgical industry in Europe has been estimated using the Lorenz curve and the Gini coefficient based on Eurostat data. It has been noted that four countries with the most significant share in the metallurgical industry: Germany, Italy, France and Spain account for about 50% of European production and employment, which indicates a high concentration of the sector. It has been determined that since 2007 the level of concentration in terms of production and the number of persons employed has increased, which most likely is a reaction of the sector to the economic crisis of 2008.Keywords: metallurgy, industry, concentration, Europe
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