EACC NY Newsmaker with Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness

On March 1, 2016 the European American Chamber in New York with the support of SUNY New Paltz and the Foreign Trade Commissioners Association organised an update on the European Economy and first results of steps the Juncker Commission has taken to improve the business environment across the 28 EU member states making Europe more attractive to foreign investment.


Vice-President Katainen in conversation with Paul Solman, Business & Economics Correspondent, The PBS Newshour discussed the EU Investment Plan and how it opens up new opportunities for American investors. He also addressed the updates on relevant regulations, the deepening of the single market, and a new trade and investment regime (notably through TTIP, which will create new trade & investment opportunities for both sides).


Here is a link to the Investment Plan for EU 2016.