Mimit, Urso in conversation with the German ministers Wissing and Habeck

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(Finance) – As part of the meetings started to illustrate the Italian position on the new European industrial policythe minister bear met the German federal minister for digital infrastructures at Palazzo Piacentini, Volker Wissing to talk about Digitization and technological transition and the need for a European industrial policy that can help European companies in the current difficult situation and consolidate common strategic collaborations.

In a note, the Ministry announced that Minister Urso underlined the strong bond that binds the two countries and the need for ever greater collaboration also in a vision of a common European industrial policy. German Minister Wissing agreed and immediately recalled the importance for the two countries of one collaboration in the transition digital And greens to allow the EU to remain the main player on international markets.

On the subject of a European policy in the digital field, the two Ministers agreed on the need for it to be common and cohesive with the hope of greater investments in the sector of semiconductors in order to also achieve a continental technological sovereignty. The issue of theArtificial intelligence also for its ethical connotations. Lastly, the meeting discussed the need for a European industrial policy aimed at helping businesses in the current difficult situation. The two Ministers agreed on the uniqueness of the Italian-German relationship which has led to a now strongly shared economic and industrial system.

In view of the important appointment of EU Extraordinary Council of next week, Urso illustrated to his German colleague the contents of the document which contains the salient points of the Italian position on the subject of relaunching European industrial policy: a policy which must be supportive and assertive. In the evening, Minister Urso will have a interview in video link also with the German colleague in charge of the Economy, Robert Habeck with whom he will discuss the same topics, illustrating the Italian position in more detail, also to identify shared solutions in view of the next important European appointments. Furthermore, a tour of European capitals begins on Friday: first stops in Prague and Budapest.