21 December 2017 - As co-rapporteur responsible for trade of the Joint Initiative on Industrial Strategy "Industry4Europe" coordinated by UNIFE, our Secretary General Inès Van Lierde has made a presentation to a hearing of the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). The hearing took place in the framework of the ad hoc Study Group set up by the EESC for drafting the EESC Opinion on Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable industry – a renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy.
23 October 2017 - As co-rapporteur responsible for trade of the Joint Initiative on Industrial Strategy "Industry4Europe" coordinated by UNIFE, our Secretary General Inès Van Lierde has participated to Council Industry Working Party to present the Joint Reaction Paper "For an ambitious EU industrial strategy: going further" co-signed by 119 industry association in view of the adoption of Council conclusions on "A renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy".
16-17 October 2017 - Euroalliages trade committees in October 2017 were hosted by Elkem Iceland and took place in Reykjavik.
4 October 2017 – AEGIS Europe, an alliance of 30 industries, has welcomed an agreement between the European Parliament, Commission and Council on a new EU trade defence regime, during a final Trilogue, held in Strasbourg. “We are happy with the commitment of the three EU institutions to ensure that the new EU trade defence regime, which they have agreed upon yesterday, will be used effectively to combat the ever-growing dumping of products onto the EU market,” said Ines Van Lierde, Chair of AEGIS Europe.
5-6 September 2017 - Several representatives of Euroalliages members have joined an AEGIS Europe delegation who has meet with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, Vice-President Katainen, and key MEPs, to discuss the ongoing negotiations on the new anti-dumping methodology. AEGIS Europe has applauded the stance taken by the Parliament on ensuring that Europe has sufficiently strong, and legally robust, trade defences in place to counter dumping into the EU.
11 July 2017 - On 11 July, our Secretary General Inès Van Lierde - together with a delegation of EU industry representatives - has met with Kadri Simson, Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, to hand her over the Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy, co-signed by 130 manufacturer associations. The delegation also met the ITRE Chairman Jerzy Buzek, and several MEPs, namely Martina Werner, Patrizia Toia, and Massimiliano Salini.
15 February 2017 - Today, the European Parliament has agreed on its position for reforming the Emissions Trading System after 2020. Read the Euroalliages press release in attachment.