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Barroso calls for action on Growth Agenda
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Published on 29-02-12

Ahead of Thursday's European Council meeting on economic policy, President Barroso has written a letter calling on member states to take action and give backing to the Commission's agenda for Growth, Competitiveness and Employment.

    President Barroso

    President Barroso

    While outlining the Commission's tabled agenda, Barroso encourages the member states to put the comprehensive proposals into action. In the letter he writes, "Now it's time decide on the concrete proposals the Commission has put on the table...We all agree on the importance of taking the right decisions for our future growth and competitiveness. The true test we now face is whether we can translate these good intentions into results on the ground."

    Full text pdf - 471 KB [471 KB]

    Annex providing an overview of the state of play on growth initiatives pdf - 647 KB [647 KB]

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