Cross-border data flows govern almost everything we do today. States are facing a dilemma between protection of their data and benefits from free-flow. Europe faces a challenge from the US, the dominating actor in the digital world, and a threat from China’s authoritarian model. Europe must make choices to strengthen its position in the digital field.
A Driving Force for Global Industrial Decarbonization
Economic security is an important notion that provides strategic coherence and clarity to the set of defensive, pro-innovation and (so far timid) pro-industry steps that the EU has been taking. It could also provide a convincing selling point to gain wider support across the EU for bolder public policies, including in the area of trade, in a way to guarantee European prosperity and resilience.
This second edition of the barometer is a compass to better understand the impact of production taxes on competitiveness in France and in Europe.
How to create a concrete and ambitious climate club including Europe and Northeast Asia?
How should Europe respond to the implications of its entanglement with China? Can Europe avoid a costly decoupling from China and maintain mutually beneficial ties while remaining true to itself, to its values and interests?