Where to next for the transatlantic economic relationship? How can the current success – as demonstrated by AmCham EU’s 2017 Transatlantic Economy report - be sustained in an increasingly competitive world?
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC), the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) underscores the continued value of transatlantic economic cooperation as a vehicle for jobs, growth and prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic.
The UK’s withdrawal from the EU is raising important questions for the US business community in Europe. American companies – who are heavily invested in both the EU and the UK – require certainty about the path forward for the new relationship.
It’s no longer “the unthinkable” – Britain is leaving the EU. However you look at it, the UK’s triggering of article 50 at the end of March was a historic moment. It’s fair to say the next two years will be testing times for everyone involved. And that will only be the start.
Roger Coelho, Acting Policy Director, participated in a panel at The EU & FDI: Love Lost? Conference in Malta on 7 April. In his intervention, Roger spoke about why US companies invest in Europe and what impact these companies have on the European economy.
Last week, Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU, Maxime Bureau, Chair of the EPO TF (3M), and Sophia Chrysopoulou, Vice-Chair of the EPO TF (The Coca-Cola Company) travelled to the EPP Congress in Malta to represent AmCham EU.
An AmCham EU delegation travelled to Estonia on 29-31 March for a series of meetings with the Estonian Ministerial Cabinet and other stakeholders to discuss the upcoming Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
On 10 January 2017, the European Commission published a Communication on measures for “Building a European Data Economy.” AmCham EU’s members share the Commission’s goal of a European digital single market of the next generation, where connected machines and objects enable huge benefits for the economy and society.
Following the official notification today by the UK of its intent to leave the EU, the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) underscores the importance for US businesses of a successful outcome to the Brexit talks.