Welcome by Benoît PotierERT Chairman

The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) is a forum bringing together around 50 Chief Executives and Chairmen of major multinational companies of European parentage covering a wide range of industrial and technological sectors.  Companies of ERT Members are widely situated across Europe, with combined revenues exceeding € 2,135 billion, sustaining around 6.8 million jobs in the region. They invest more than € 55 billion annually in R&D, largely in Europe.

ERT advocates policies at both national and European levels, with the goal of improving European competitiveness, growth and employment.

Latest Documents

Press Release

Joint Statement - Business groups express their continued support for TTIP negotiations

Strong political commitment from the EU and U.S. governments is necessary to deliver an agreement that boosts growth, competitiveness and jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.

The undersigned trade associations reiterate their strong support for the ongoing negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Both the European Commission and the U.S. Trade Representative have underlined that the TTIP negotiations remain on track and that intensive...
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TTIP - High expectations for 14th round – EU and US must deliver now

Joint Statement by 8 organisations representing small and large companies

The 14th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the EU and the US will take place this week in Brussels. Ahead of this critical round, the Business Alliance for TTIP stresses to the EU and the US that the time must be now to make critical...
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Outcome of the UK EU Referendum

European companies must forge new partnerships with UK so both regions can continue to thrive.

The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT), whilst respecting today’s outcome, is disappointed that the people of the United Kingdom have voted in favour of leaving the European Union.
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