"Seizing the Summit Momentum and Advancing the Trade Agenda"

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The EU-US summit in Brussels must be used to advance the transatlantic trade agenda. To this end, VDMA President Karl Haeusgen calls on EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis to conclude agreements with the US on the elimination of tariffs on industrial goods and on conformity assessment.

The upcoming EU-US Summit in Brussels must be used to advance the transatlantic trade agenda. In recent weeks, both sides have already taken important steps to reduce the issues at stake in bilateral trade. However, both the Airbus-Boeing tariffs and the US tariffs on steel and aluminium continue to burden the mechanical and plant engineering sector. Solutions must be found here in the coming months. read more