Reviving Investment in Europe
Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President, Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, European Commission
Chair: Quentin Peel, Mercator Senior Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House
In the aftermath of the global economic crisis, the EU has suffered from low levels of investment which has hindered growth and slowed economic recovery. Jyrki Katainen, the European Commission’s vice-president for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness, will outline a major new initiative, which aims to stimulate job creation and boost Europe’s overall competitiveness by removing obstacles to strategic investment.