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

Press Release

Leading European CEOs positive on global business outlook, but concerned about Brexit

Results first ERT Economic Confidence Survey

Major European-based companies are positive about the global business outlook, according to a new survey commissioned by the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT). The first ever ERT CEO Economic Confidence Survey, conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), showed nearly...
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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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