11 Jun 2021
The transatlantic partnership is the backbone of the global economy. The economic relationship between the EU and the US creates 16 million jobs, generates half of total global consumption and accounts for one third of global GDP. However, a shifting geopolitical landscape, a once-in-a-generation global pandemic, an economic recession and a climate emergency are challenges that require transatlantic leadership.
The business community calls on EU and U.S. leaders to use the 15 June summit to map out a positive, proactive agenda for further transatlantic cooperation. We call for a three-pronged agenda, focused on reducing barriers to trade; ensuring economic recovery; and converging on a greener, digital future. Read the joint statement here.