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Joint declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

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Over 130 EU-wide organisations, including Ocean Energy Europe, have called for an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy via a joint declaration today. The declaration will be officially presented by an industry delegation to Estonian Minister of Economy, the ITRE Chairman Jerzy Buzek and to the MEPs Martina Werner and Massimiliano Salini today.

The European manufacturing industry, representing a diverse range of sectors, call on the European Commission to:

  • reaffirm its commitment to reaching the target of 2-% of GDP from industry, with an ambitious and realistic timeline;
  • adopt an Action Plan to tackle the challegnes that the industrial sectors are facing, in the framework of a Communication that would include conrete steps and milestones; and
  • commit to implement this Action Plan in a timely manner and regularly report on progress

Downlad the full declaration here.