European
Competitiveness
and Industry

Benchmarking

2017

“We are missing a concerted effort to improve European competitiveness. This is the most important task for the European Commission and for the governments.”

Kurt Bock

Chairman of the ERT Competitiveness Working Group
Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE

This report is published on an annual basis. It provides a comprehensive fact-based overview of the key policy issues followed by industry leaders, and is distributed to policy makers across Europe.

Policy areas

Economic Performance

and Competitiveness

Global trade

and Investment

Digital

Economy

Energy and

climate change

Innovation

Employment, skills

and education