Structural reforms and economic governance
The EU has to rapidly bring the European economy back on track for growth with an ambitious and effective long-term competitiveness strategy. Our global competitiveness is under massive threat. Investment is increasingly pushed away from Europe. Foreign direct investment inflows to the EU fell by 68 percent in 2021 compared to 2019, contrasting with a 63 percent increase in the USA during the same period according to BusinessEurope’s 2023 Reform Barometer.