Finland to chair the EU’s High Level Working Group on Competitiveness and Growth
Director for EU and International Affairs Janne Känkänen from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment took up the position of chair of the EU’s High Level Working Group on Competitiveness and Growth at the beginning of January 2019. Finland will hold the position as chair of the working group, which is linked to Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, until the end of Presidency Trio of Romania, Finland and Croatia.
The high-level working group will discuss key factors associated with the competitiveness of the European Union. The working group will contribute to building better conditions for sustainable growth, addressing issues such as the development of the EU single market, global competitiveness, and the digital economy. At the working group meetings, preparations will also be made for the ministerial meetings of the Competitiveness Council.
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