Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

We are pleased to announce that the “Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy” officially published in February 2017 now has three more signatories. The updated document was published yesterday on the occasion of the European Council’s unanimous adoption of Conclusions on a future EU industrial policy strategy.

The European manufacturing industry has tremendous capacity for research and innovation, boasts a skilled workforce and has earned a global reputation for quality and sustainability. What it now needs is the swift and determined support of the European institutions and the Member States to create more jobs and growth in Europe.

There are considerable challenges the industry faces, and the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Competitiveness Council have all stated the importance of prioritising the manufacturing industry moving forward.

As part of the European manufacturing industry, Euromines has signed a joint declaration calling on the European Commission to reaffirm this commitment, adopt and Action Plan to tackle industry challenges and commit to implementing this Action Plan in a timely manner.

You can read the full statement from the European manufacturing industry signatories by clicking on the link below.

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