"Use-value" is back: the key to sustainable competitiveness

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The European Economic and Social Committee is organizing a hearing in the framework of its own-initiative opinion "Use-value" is back: new prospects and challenges for European producers. The event will take place on 3 October 2019 in Tampere, Finland.

As productivity continues to increase, providing highly-specialised and certified-quality products becomes ever more important for boosting economic well-being, more so than mass low-cost production. Moreover, the increasing focus on the integrated use-value of products and services now offsets the emphasis on the exchange value - the price.

This development is particularly advantageous for European producers: our competitiveness relies on our ability to provide diverse, specialised products, rather than on competing on price against regions with more extended economies of scale.

If you wish to be part of the debate on re-orienting production through innovative business practices, we look forward to welcoming you on 3 October.

> To join the event, please register here.



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