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Key points VP Katainen’s bilaterals in Davos 2019
: Discussion about the situation of the steel sector globally and in Europe,
including the impact of trade restrictions and new EU carbon obligations.
: Carlsberg representative expressed full support to EU plastic strategy.
But stressed also need to also work on biodegradability of plastic and educate
: Phillips representative expressed full support to circular economy strategy.
He also conveyed concern that Commission has not yet adopted harmonised
standards for the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR).
: UBS wants to work with EU on sustainable finance as their private fortunes
want to do more on this. Support notably developing standards on sustainable
: Discussion about EU digital legislation and proposals on ethics for AI.