Competitiveness

Europe needs to transform itself to keep pace with global developments in order to sustain and strengthen the well-being of our societies. If we are to lay the foundations of our future competitiveness and prosperity, Europe must offer an attractive environment for investment. A modern industrial and technological base will play a central role in this essential transformation as well as the completion of the Single Market.

ERT monitors the progress of European competitiveness and makes recommendations for practical actions to policy-makers and governments. 

 

Documents

Publication

Benchmarking Report 2016

A glance at the competitiveness of Europe and its industries

The 2016 edition of the ERT Benchmarking Report presents a comprehensive grading of Europe in the global context in terms of competitiveness, trade and investment, innovation, digital economy, energy and climate, employment and skills. It also provides some encouraging examples of “best practices”...
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Press Release

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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Press Release

Why Europe matters

Letter to the press from Members of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT)

The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) published a letter today signed by its Members - 51 business leaders of major European companies - calling for renewed confidence in the European Union and emphasising that Europe matters.
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