Boost the economy – liberalise cross-border trade in services

Open Europe 6.6.13 024The European economy is in serious trouble. Forecasts predict that the EU’s share of global GDP in 2017 is set to drop to 17% – over a third less than in 1990. It is vital that Europe looks at a range of different ways to kick-start growth to reverse this trend and regain competitiveness in the global race. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom together with Open Europe held a panel discussion on the way forward in liberalising trade in services.

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