EGGA has joined 125 other European industry associations to call for an ambitious EU industrial strategy. The ‘Joint Declaration for an Ambitious EU Industrial Strategy’ was released on 17 February 2017 and calls on the European Commission to:
- reaffirm its commitment to reaching the target of 20% of GDP from industry, with an ambitious and realistic timeline;
- adopt an Action Plan to tackle the challenges that the industrial sectors are facing, in the framework of a Communication that would include concrete steps and milestones; and
- commit to implement this Action Plan in a timely manner and regularly report on progress.
Read the full declaration here.