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5 March 2015

Enhancing EU Competitiveness: EuroCommerce and FTA Call for Trade Modernisation

Brussels, 5 March 2015. The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) and EuroCommerce, leading European associations representing the retail and wholesale sectors, joined forces today at a high-level conference in Brussels attended by 150 stakeholders, where they reiterated their support of EU Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström - keynote speaker at the conference - in her efforts to pursue a European free trade agenda.

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"Shopping for Growth"

We are at the dawn of a new European legislature. The next five years will be critical in returning the European economy to growth and job creation. Retail and wholesale can contribute, given the right economic and policy conditions. This manifesto, "Shopping for Growth" highlights our key proposals for the next five years. With the right policy and legisative environment, our sector will respond, supporting growth and creating jobs in the European economy.

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"Shopping for Growth"
  • More and better jobs for young people in the commerce sector

    UNI Europa and EuroCommerce, the European social partners for the commerce sector, believe that their sector can contribute to economic recovery and growth. The commerce sector has real potentials regarding employment creation. According to certain estimates the commerce sector will need more than 22 million employees over the 2010-2025 period, including 4.3 million new jobs and 17.7 million replacement demands.

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