Cross-border data flows: a necessary part of global trade

17 Jun 2021
All Committees
Digital Economy
Trade & External Affairs

The European Commission’s Data Governance Act (DGA) represents an important opportunity to develop a better culture of data sharing in Europe, ultimately contributing to boosting Europe’s data economy as well as driving the type of data collaborations that are necessary to support eh EU’s artificial intelligence and digital transformation objectives. Data is a crucial resource for economic growth, competitiveness, innovation, job creation and societal progress – particularly with the backdrop of the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, it is invaluable for Europe to harness this potential, digitise its industries and compete globally. It is therefore more important than ever to ensure that the power of data can be harnessed and that data can be shared and re-used. Read AmCham EU's position on the DGA here.

GLOBSEC 2021 Bratislava Forum

Trust key to restoring optimism for global trade

15 Jun 2021
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

On Tuesday, 15 June, AmCham EU CEO Susan Danger took the stage at the GLOBSEC 2021 Bratislava Forum to discuss the global trade agenda, and whether optimism for multilateralism has now been restored after President Biden proclaimed the US to be ‘back’. 

EU-US summit statement

EU-US summit: Both sides seized the opportunity to reset the relationship

15 Jun 2021
All Committees
Transatlantic Task Force

Today, following the first EU-US summit since 2014, both sides seized the opportunity of the renewed momentum to announce concrete cooperation in a number of areas, including aircraft subsidies, technology, climate, taxation and vaccines. The outcome of the summit underscores the determination of the EU and the US to shape the global economy’s future direction around the values of democracy, rule of law, open trade and fair competition.