WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 6-K
                        REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
                     PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15D-16 UNDER
                       THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                           For the month of May, 2003
                         Commission File Number: 1-13368

                 (Translation of registrant's name into English)

                  POSCO Center, 892 Daechi 4-dong, Kangnam-gu,
                              Seoul, Korea, 135-777
                    (Address of principal executive office)

(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.)

             Form 20-F [X]                   Form 40-F  [ ]

[Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

                  Yes [ ]                     No [X]

[If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant
in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- _____________.]

POSCO is furnishing under cover of Form 6-K :

Exhibition 99.1 :   An English-language translation of documents with
                    respect to the Performance in April, 2003 of POSCO.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date  May  6, 2003                           By  /s/ Park , Myung Ho
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*Print the name and title under the          Name: Park, Myung Ho
signature of the signing officer.            Title: Team Manager of Equity Team,
                                                    Finance Management Dept.