The South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI) was incorporated in 1971
under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
(ECAFE). It is registered as a limited company in the Republic of Singapore. Previously
in Singapore and the Manila, the Secretariat is now permanently based in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
SEAISI is a technical institute and its main objective is to promote the iron and steel industry in the South East Asia region. It achieves its objectives by facilitating technology transfer from around the world, especially from Japan, Korea and Taiwan. SEAISI organizes a major international conference and exhibition every year and amonst its publications are the Statistical Year Book, the Steel Quarterly Journal and the monthly newsletter.
SEAISI enjoys a large membership base with members coming from all parts of the world, including leading steel companies and material suppliers and equipment suppliers.
Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
Korea and Taiwan
Each member country is represented by its respective National Committee. The Institute has four standing committees i.e
Technical Committee, Environmental & Safety Committee, Statistical and Economics Committee and Trade, Industry & Policy Development Committee.
Established within SEAISI is the ASEAN Iron and Steel Council (AISC) which is an autonomous body dedicated to deal with economic and trade matters. Trade, Industry & Policy Development Committee was formed to support AISC's activities.