United States.- The US Chambers of Commerce in Europe calls for promoting a new transatlantic agenda in the face of global challenges
Madrid, 11 (Europa Press)
The 27 United States Chambers of Commerce in Europe (AmChams in Europe) have called on this Friday to take advantage of the EU-US summit, which will take place in Brussels on 15 June, to promote an ambitious new transatlantic agenda. It strengthens commercial ties, promotes economic recovery and seeks new areas of cooperation and joint leadership to meet common challenges on a global scale.
Through a joint statement, Chambers indicated that the leadership of the United States and Europe in the international order has become “more uncertain” in recent times, as the geopolitical context has changed.
For this reason, they believe that the EU-US summit in Brussels on 15 June is a “fundamental milestone”, as it represents an opportunity, as strategic partners, to build a “positive and proactive” programme. .
“The EU and the United States can ensure that transatlantic relations continue to set the pace for prosperity, stability, well-being and global leadership,” he assured.
Thus, as a business community, they pursue a triple agenda from the European Union and the United States by lowering barriers to trade, ensuring economic recovery, and transitioning to a future more focused on stability and sustainability. to take advantage of the summit. .
“The business community wants an ambitious transatlantic approach that resumes negotiations on a free trade and investment agreement,” commented Jaime Malet, president of the US Chamber of Commerce in Spain.
Furthermore, he believes that the US and the European Union are at a very important moment in their history. “The decisions we make now as strategic partners will have lasting implications in the future,” he speculated.
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