Packaging, an essential component for the continued flow of goods

Indeed, packaging and its raw materials, such as steel, are essential for the continued flow of goods (particularly food, hygiene products and medicines) at all times.

As a result, during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Commission opened the designated priority lanes (“green lanes”) for the intra-EU transport of packaging and materials, in order to guarantee the uninterrupted circulation of critical health-related and perishable goods. A situation which is re-confirmed in the ongoing second wave.

Read the original statement from Europen here.