An industry alliance representing 30 key industries aiming to promote manufacturing investment, innovation, jobs and growth in Europe.
15 May 2017 / The alliance of 30 European manufacturing associations, AEGIS Europe, has expressed its regret at news of the insolvency of the EU’s largest solar manufacturer, SolarWorld.
11 May 2017 / Following the EU Trade Ministers agreement a common position regarding the new anti-dumping methodology on 11 May - AEGIS Europe called on policy makers ensure that effective Anti-Dumping measures are implemented.
4 April 2017 / The People's Republic of China is attacking the European Union at the World Trade Organization (WTO) with regards to the EU’s anti-dumping law. China wants the EU to restrict anti-dumping measures to situations where prices for Chinese products in Europe fall below domestic prices in China, ignoring the state-sponsored distortions of prices in China.
13 March 2017 / Applying a "divide and conquer" strategy, China has notified the WTO of its intention to proceed with a panel request only against the EU to be treated as a market economy in anti-dumping procedures, a treatment which would essentially render those measures useless to counteract dumped imports from China.
8 March 2017 / Final figures from Eurostat show that the 2016 EU trade deficit with China remains severely unbalanced at almost €175 billion Euros. The 2016 EU trade deficit with China is almost on par with the record high of 2015 which equates to around seven million containers that arrive fully loaded in Europe and go back to China empty.
8 March 2017 / “AEGIS Europe is shocked at the scale of the fraud, uncovered by the European Anti-Fraud Office OLAF, and committed by Chinese exporters who have deprived the EU of more than €5 billion Euros in lost revenue, as reported in the press* today”.
28 February 2017 / As the European Commission launches ‘EU Industry Day’ today with an agenda focussed on supporting European industry, AEGIS Europe called on policy-makers to develop an action plan that delivers industrial jobs and growth.
Brussels, Thursday 16 February 2017 – AEGIS Europe today added its support to the chorus of European industries, which have signed up to a “Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy,” sent to policy-makers across Europe.
On Monday 23 January a technical briefing for MEPs on ‘EU-CHINA TRADE RELATIONS AND POSSIBLE CHANGES TO THE EU ANTI-DUMPING RULES?‘ has been organised by AEGIS Europe at the European Parliament. The briefing has been co-hosted by MEPs Mosca (S&D, IT), Lambsdorff (ALDE, DE), and Proust (EPP, FR).