Last quote by Antonio Tajani
Antonio Tajani quotes
In my opinion, it is an opportunity. But we must assess how to use this without damaging the environment. It would be wrong for Europe simply to rule it out. We need to accelerate a technical-scientific analysis that could tell us how we could use this form of energy to make our system more competitive. The European Commission, at the request of the Council, is preparing a study for the end of this year on the impact of energy costs on industry.
Besides the fiscal compact, we will do our best to coordinate European budgetary policy, at the European level to coordinate industrial growth. We could achieve a breakthrough, after so many years of policy being based only on economic financing and service – a policy based on the real economy, where finance and services will be called on to support the real economy. This is the only way we can create new jobs and compete globally, focusing on quality and not quantity.
For many years, the results of European research in these areas have been used by the Japanese and Chinese for their businesses, that were competing with our businesses. That 'season' is now over: the big Horizon 2020 package aims to put money towards using research and innovation linked with industrial policy. We have tried to address a problem that has actually damaged our businesses.
The US has rediscovered the potential of industry. Europe must do the same. That is why I want February's European Council, which will concentrate on industry, to be an occasion where Europe, in addition to having a strong governance for fiscal consolidation, finally decides to institute a governance for micro-economic policies. That is to create real governance for industrial policy.
We want ArcelorMittal to postpone its decision to close sites at least until the EU releases its action plan.
Providing an exact figure is really very complicated. The sector represents 10 percent of GDP. Therefore, I think, generally at least 10 percent of the money from the Pact can be used towards the construction industry. This is an area that we have identified as one that must work even if much help is needed.
If we want to win the battle against the economic crisis, it's clear we must fight debt, but at the same time, it's necessary to work towards growth. Company competitiveness is essential and at the heart of that is technology.
He said he believed in Galileo, and then after this incident he sent a letter saying so. You know, WikiLeaks isn't the Bible.
It's better to have an EU regulation, rather than letting member states each decide if they'll use the body scanners or not.
We have to be attentive. We have to defend citizens' interests. We must not risk panic across the world because of the flu.
Times are changing, and the purpose is to apply existing rules for road transport to transport by sea. The aim is to increase activity in this sector, while improving efficiency and competitiveness – this contributing to improvements for the environment.
The loan should be paid back by Alitalia and not by the CAI consortium. Given the fact that we don't think Alitalia is able to guarantee this repayment we ask the sale of its assets represent their real market value.
We want the court to wait for the results of more checks before it makes any more declarations, because there have been too many complaints.