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President Marcegaglia: “Europe must take urgent and concrete steps to boost its industrial competitiveness”

“European companies believe in the European Union. They are keen to invest in our continent. But to do so, they need a dynamic and business-friendly environment”, BusinessEurope President Emma Marcegaglia stressed at an event on industrialisation strategies in the EU and the USA organised by the Federation of Austrian Industries Upper Austria (IV OÖ) on 20 October in Linz, Austria. In front of a numerous audience and in presence of the US Ambassador to Austria, H.E. Alexa Wesner, the President of Worldsteel and CEO of Voestalpine Wolfgang Eder, Franz Gasselsberger, CEO Oberbank AG and Axel Greiner, President IV OÖ, President Marcegaglia outlined three key areas crucial for Europe’s way forward: a successful TTIP agreement, stronger investment in research and innovation, and the need to reduce the EU industrial prices of energy.

Photos - Video coverage on LT1 Oberösterreich

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Last updated: 2 August 2016