Competitiveness

Europe needs to transform itself to keep pace with global developments in order to sustain and strengthen the well-being of our societies. If we are to lay the foundations of our future competitiveness and prosperity, Europe must offer an attractive environment for investment. A modern industrial and technological base will play a central role in this essential transformation as well as the completion of the Single Market.

ERT monitors the progress of European competitiveness and makes recommendations for practical actions to policy-makers and governments. 

 

Documents

Press Release

Industry Changemakers: New online platform on European industry’s value to society

Discover our stories on how European industry contributes to people, the planet and innovation

-- industry-changemakers.ert.eu -- For many decades Europe has been a global force for economic prosperity, social progress and environmental protection. Built on a unique foundation of norms and values such as respect for individual freedoms, security, social cohesion and cultural diversity, it...
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Publication

Benchmarking Report 2017

European Competitiveness and Industry

The ERT Benchmarking Report presents with key figures a comprehensive overview of the main policy issues followed by industry leaders. This new edition highlights with more than 70 charts and maps that Europe must become more open to innovation and new technologies to increase productivity and...
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Press Release

Leading European CEOs positive on global business outlook, but concerned about Brexit

Results first ERT Economic Confidence Survey

Major European-based companies are positive about the global business outlook, according to a new survey commissioned by the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT). The first ever ERT CEO Economic Confidence Survey, conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), showed nearly...
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