The Minister for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises announced a number of measures to counteract the lack of competitiveness on a European level.

The Wednesday meeting also revolved around pandemic-related aids to small and medium-sized businesses, an area in which Minister Delles argues in favour of a European solution.

When it comes to the status of independents, the government is currently conducting an analysis to determine potential improvements. The government also wants to increase the ability of national businesses to compete on an international level.

Similarly, the government wants to evaluate new investment possibilities to help businesses become climate neutral.