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Commissioner delivers speech at the 2nd European SME Convention

"Creating new SMEs or helping them to grow has become ever more important because we need thriving and innovative enterprises to get the European economy back on track, to provide growth and jobs."

 

 

Brussels, 01 October 2012

 

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thank you very much for welcoming me to the 2nd European SME Convention, organised by UEAPME.

SMEs in many Member States are severely hit by the crisis. Creating new SMEs or helping them to grow has become ever more important because we need thriving and innovative enterprises to get the European economy back on track, to provide growth and jobs.

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