- The goal of the Community Industrial Policy shall be market-led, internationally competitive and sustainable production of goods and services for the promotion of the Region’s economic and social development.
- In fulfilment of the goal set out in paragraph 1 of this Article, the Community shall pursue the following objectives:
(a) cross-border employment of natural resources, human resources, capital, technology and management capabilities for the production of goods and services on a sustainable basis;
(b) linkages among economic sectors and enterprises within and among the Member States of the CSME;
(c) promotion of regional economic enterprises capable of achieving scales of production to facilitate successful competition in domestic and extra-regional markets;
(d) establishment of a viable micro and small economic enterprise sector;
(e) enhanced and diversified production of goods and services for both export and domestic markets;
(f) sustained public and private sector collaboration in order to secure market- led production of goods and services;
(g) enhanced industrial production on an environmentally sustainable basis;
(h) balanced economic and social development in the CSME bearing in mind the special needs of disadvantaged countries, regions and sectors within the meaning of Article I; and
(i) stable industrial relations.