Eder: Policy-Makers Have to Make Decisions

More+Comment ♦ Published: April 24, 2014; 10:47 ♦ (Vindobona)

Wolfgang Eder, CEO of Austrian steel manufacturer voestalpine, claims not to have heard anything from the Austrian policy makers after he raised criticizm with regard to the Austrian business location.

Wolfgang Eder considers North America the only usable industrial location for long-term projects. / Picture: © Voestalpine AG

Ahead of the press conference for the groundbreaking of the new plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, Eder called upon the government to decide about taking measures. “I do not make the rules, the policy-makers have to decide after an assessment of the situation,” he said.

In an interview with the German daily “Frankfurter Allgemeine”, Eder criticized the diminishing…