MEP, ECON Committee - European Parliament
Deputy Director-General, DG ECFIN - European Commission
Governor - Bank of Latvia
Deputy Director, European Department - International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Governor - Croatian National Bank
Chief Economist EMEA, Fixed Income Analytics - S&P Global Ratings Europe Ltd.
Vice President, Policy and Partnerships - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Groupama
Director of Public, International and European Affairs - Caisse des Dépôts (CDC)
The objective of this session is to identify the main the reasons why the level of productive investment has been lower in Europe for several years compared to other parts of the world (United States, China, Japan), and in particular why productive investment has been more affected by the Covid crisis in Europe and is slower to recover than in other regions of the world. Then, speakers will be invited to express their views on the EU and national priority actions to relaunch productive investment in Europe.
Points of discussion
- How can we explain the low level of investment in Europe for several years -particularly in comparison with the US, China and Japan, at a time when savings in EU countries are particularly abundant and needs have never been greater – energy and environmental transition, the development and
- What are the priority actions required to relaunch productive investment in Europe?