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Reviving Investment in Europe

16 July 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Chatham House, London


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.