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Europe s role in world trade 2007

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    1. Europes role in world trade (2007)

    3. USPs of the Greater Rotterdam Area #3 Port in the world / Mainport Europe Skilled and internationally oriented, multilingual work force Favourable business and investment climate Banking, accountancy, consultancy, engineering and telecommunication services focused on international business

    4. Rotterdam mainport

    5. Hinterland connections

    6. Hinterland connections and modal split

    7. The future: Energy port & Climate initiative

    8. Target: 5,75% in 2010 & 10% in 2020 market for biofuels: - bio-ethanol and petrol - biodiesel and diesel Rotterdam throughput of ethanol & biodiesel 2002 2005 2007 Ethanol 200,000 tons 1,1 mln tons 1,6 mln tons Biodiesel 180,000 tons 1,2 mln tons planned: 6 biodiesel plants 3,0 mln tons 2 bio-ethanol plants 0,6 mln tons (5 refineries produce 50 mln tons oil products ? possibilities for clean fossile energy by means of CO capture) Rotterdam Bio Port

    11. What are the effects of CCS in the Rotterdam area? In short: A sustainable port and city On short term: large investments leading to employment in the fields of: Onshore and offshore industry Knowledge institutes Transport and logistics Cohesion between companies in terms of co-siting and synergy CCS = Carbon Capture & StorageCCS = Carbon Capture & Storage

    12. CCS in a wider perspective What is needed to make CCS profitable on a large scale? Availability of CO2 Storage facilities Energy efficient treatment of CO2 (e.g. cooling) Substantial CO2 price (ETS) Means of transport: by sea: ships by land: pipelines, railways and roads Technology and knowledge CCS = Carbon Capture & Storage ETS = Emissions Trading SchemeCCS = Carbon Capture & Storage ETS = Emissions Trading Scheme

    14. Our global network Embassies / Consulates Enterprises Financial institutions Consultants CCIs

    15. Role of the Rotterdam Chamber of Commerce Facilitator Is the portal between the (national, provincial and local) authorities and the business community Connects companies with projects and vice versa Preventing overlap, reinforcing other organizations With its organizational capabilities, the chamber serves as the facilitator between companies and projects Observes, respects policies/strategies of national, local and regional partners and make adjustments to the chambers plans and activities in order to strengthen the strategies of these partners, if possibleObserves, respects policies/strategies of national, local and regional partners and make adjustments to the chambers plans and activities in order to strengthen the strategies of these partners, if possible

    16. New Product - effective, efficient and sustainable