Orgalime position on the European Commission proposal on Investment Screening

Published:
9 May, 2018
Policies and Issues:
Trade
Sectors:
Electrical & Electronic, Mechanical, Metalworking

Orgalime believes that the European market needs to remain open to foreign direct investment, considering its positive impact on growth and employment. We question the need for a second layer of investment screening at European level and believe that the European Commission underestimates the negative effects such a legislation would entail in the long run, namely an erosion of companies’ freedom to invest in “critical technologies” such as robots, semiconductors and dual-use good, leading to an overall decrease of investments in such technologies.

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Responsible:
Željko Pazin
Position:
Director Trade, Legal, R&D&I
Responsible:
Silvia Selandari
Position:
Adviser

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