About: Hendrik Bourgeois

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Economy & Jobs 22-02-2016

Bourgeois: Time for EU, US to speed up TTIP negotiations

As negotiators prepare for the 12th round of TTIP talks on Monday (22 February), the challenge remains for both parties to get out of their comfort zones, make compromises to reach a substantive political agreement by the end of the year, said Hendrik Bourgeois, chair of TTIP Taskforce of AMCHAM EU.
Trade & Society 19-02-2014

TTIP: The hurdles to overcome

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a huge opportunity that neither the US nor Europe can afford to waste and it requires all involved to undertake all efforts necessary to address at least the main hurdles with realism and determination, writes Hendrik Bourgeois.
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Economy & Jobs 15-07-2013

Growth in Times of Austerity: What measures to help businesses grow?

Eurostat data is still showing debt in many Eurozone countries despite severe budget cuts and tax increases. Economic growth is a continued challenge with annual GDP growth now forecast at -0.1% in the EU and -0.4% in the euro area. For 2014, economic activity is projected to expand by just 1.4% in the EU and 1.2 % in the euro area.
Digital & Media 01-07-2013

Industrial internet promises economic benefits for Europe

Europe could be on the verge of reaping the huge benefits of the next industrial revolution – what is called the industrial internet. This exciting phase of industrial transformation will be technology driven, writes Hendrik Bourgeois.
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Economy & Jobs 03-07-2012

New Momentum for Trans-Atlantic Relations?

At the 2011 EU-US Summit, leaders assigned the Transatlantic Economic Council to establish a high- level working group on jobs and growth. This working group focuses on identifying policies and measures to increase EU -- US trade and investment to support job creation, economic growth and international competitiveness. Following the recent G8 summit in Maryland and the high level working group's report to be issued soon, negotiations on transatlantic trade will receive renewed impetus.
Global Europe 29-11-2011

AmCham chair: Panicking will not help us

The path to sustainable growth is complex, complicated and any measure proposed will have an uncertain outcome, but this is a time for responsible action not panic, said newly elected Amcham president, Hendrik Bourgeois, in an interview with EURACTIV on the eve of the EU-US summit.
Regional Policy 05-07-2011

Unleashing the potential of Central and Eastern Europe

As the budget debate begins, cohesion policy remains critical to creating the infrastructure that Central and Eastern European EU members need to unleash their full potential for growth and convergence with the rest of the Union, argues Hendrik Bourgeois of General Electric.