Promotion of the European Fund for Strategic Investments by President JunckerApril 7, 2016
Hat: Juncker urged international investors to use the Investment Plan for Europe to invest in Europe, allowing SMEs to have a better access to finance.
Funding Scheme: 2016-04-07
Pgm2014 2020: Yes
Juncker promoted at the conference ‘Europe as an Investment Destination’ the European Fund for Strategic Investments which aims to revive investment in strategic projects around Europe by mobilizing 315 billion euro for the period 2015-2017.
Main speaker at the conference ‘Europe as an Investment Destination’, Juncker urged international investors to invest in Europe thanks to the investment Plan for Europe. He claimed that he knows there are good projects waiting for finance and that there is finance waiting for good projects, and that everyone should knows what the European Fund for Strategic Investments can do for them. He wanted to send to the rest of the world the message that Europe is ready for investors and they are welcome.
The European Fund for Strategic Investments has already mobilised €76 billion of new investment across 22 EU Member States in its first nine months, 125,000 SMEs could then have a better access to finance.
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