The Declaration has been issued to the EU Competitiveness Council and it is expected that this declaration will be issued with more than 100 signatory industry associations on 27th February.

“Europe is the cradle of the manufacturing industry and has been at the forefront of industrial revolutions and technological innovations. The industry directly employs over 34 million people across all Member States, in supply chains comprising hundreds of of thousands of SME and lagrer suppliers. It also indirectly accounts for millions of additional jobs in related sectors.”

The Signatories of the Joint Declaration “are ready to step up the cooperation with the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Competetiveness Council to define and implement this ambitious and coordinated European industrial strategy that will help safeguard the world leadership of European manufacturers and jobs in Europe”.

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