(AGENPARL) – THE HAGUE (THE NETHERLANDS), mer 16 settembre 2020 By Foo Yun Chee
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission will revise its antitrust rules early next year to keep up with global changes, and invest a fifth of its 750-billion-euro ($890 billion) COVID-19 recovery fund in digital projects, its head said on Wednesday.
Rules for billion-euro mergers and state aid to companies will be updated to ensure global companies play fairly, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said, in remarks that underscore pressure from Germany and France to adopt a more defensive policy.
The bloc unveiled a new industrial strategy in March aimed at promoting green and digital industries. Von der Leyen told EU lawmakers that since then, “the last six months have only accelerated that transformation – at a time when the global competitive landscape is fundamentally changing.”
“This is why we …