Focus AreasTrade & Market Access

Free trade is one of the founding principles of the EU, and we need to take a stand to protect and preserve it. Fair global trade should be underpinned by rules that everyone respects. The Trade & Market Access working group focuses on this ambition.

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Trade & Market Access


The "Trade & Market Access" Working Group:

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Chair

Jean-François van Boxmeer

Chairman and CEO / HEINEKEN

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Convenor

Roland Verstappen

HEINEKEN

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Contact

Hanno Woelm

+32 (0)2 543 10 57

hanno.woelm@ert.eu

All Focus Areas

Strengthening Europe’s Place in the World

The European Union has benefited its citizens economically and socially, regardless of the current challenges.

Competitiveness & Innovation

European companies and their employees are under increasing pressure from international competition.

Jobs, Skills & Impact

Europe’s greatest asset is its people and their diversity. We focus on bridging the skills gap and building an inclusive company culture.

Digital Transformation

The digital transformation of industry is a critical factor for Europe’s competitiveness, growth and jobs.

Energy Transition & Climate Change

The EU has taken a global lead in climate action - climate neutrality and global competitiveness must be mutually reinforcing.

Trade & Market Access

Free trade is one of the founding principles of the EU, and we need to take a stand to protect and preserve it.

Competition Policy

Unfair trading practices as well as the increasing dominance of global companies originating in the East and West are threatening Europe’s economy.

Finance & Tax

Europe must become a more attractive destination for doing business and making investments.