Posted on 20/03/2024 in Fire Safety Regulatory 2024
Industry calls for European Industrial Deal

Over 70 industry leaders call for a European Industrial Deal to complement the Green Deal and keep high quality jobs. On 20th February, almost 20 industrial sectors including Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council), presented ‘The Antwerp Declaration for a European Industrial Deal’ to Belgian Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo, and to Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. The declaration underlines the commitment of industry to Europe and its transformation and outlines urgent industry needs to make Europe competitive, resilient, and sustainable in the face of difficult economic conditions. It outlines 10 concrete actions, calling for a European Industrial Deal to be at the core of the upcoming EU Strategic agenda 2024-2029. These actions include improving the single market, increasing EU’s raw materials security, a new spirit of law-making and facilitating innovation, among others. There are currently over 700 signatories and growing. Companies, organisations and associations can sign and support the Declaration here.

“The Antwerp Declaration for a European Industrial Deal”, European Industry Summit: a business case for Europe, 20th February, Antwerp, Belgium

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