EU Public Procurement

BusinessEurope has published its position paper on the adoption of an International Procurement Instrument (IPI) by the EU.  Public procurement is an important engine for economic growth, with over 250.000 public authorities in the EU purchasing goods, services, works and supplies, amounting to around EUR 2 trillion every year, accounting for approximately 14% of the…

European Economic Recovery Plan Tabled

BusinessEurope has tabled its proposals for a European economic recovery plan. It says that despite the extraordinary efforts of governments and the EU Institutions to support businesses and workers through the crisis, Europe’s economic and political environment as we gradually exit from the severe restrictions placed on economic activity is likely to look significantly different…