CEFIC Press Statement – EU Industrial Strategy

On September 13 the European Commission (EC) published Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable Industry: A renewed Industrial Strategy for Europe. The communication outlines measures to facilitate a new industrial age and unlock sustainable growth. 

In response to the communication Marco Mensink, Cefic Director General, said: “With this new industrial policy strategy, the renewed trade focus and application of the Innovation Principle, President Juncker adds the 11th cross cutting priority to his agenda. At a time when the European Economy is regaining momentum after a crisis, a holistic Commission strategy is needed to create a favourable business environment that stimulates innovation and investment in Europe.  

Text of CEFIC press statement