Statement on European Policy – September 2018

The EU must strengthen the global trade order and work towards open markets for trade and investment. Strengthening the European Union internally and externally must be the guiding principle for policy-makers. Stabilising its economic power is crucial as only an economically strong EU has international clout. Key policy areas need to be realigned towards this objective. Also the rapid completion of the single market and a modern industrial strategy 2030 must be a top priority.