Solid growth in global mechanical engineering
26.01.2018 The production increase in mechanical engineering in Japan was particularly dynamic with a price-adjusted growth rate of 9 percent for the first eleven months of 2017.
Global mechanical engineering: It's on - finally!
27.11.2017 Twenty-one countries are considered in detail in the recently published "VDMA International Business Outlook" with regard to the situation and prospects.
World machinery: On growth course in 2018, too
26.10.2017 Worldwide machinery turnover is developing more positively than expected. A price-adjusted turnover growth of 6 percent is now expected for 2017. In 2018, the increase in the sector is predicted to be 4 percent.
Technical regulations for exports to Saudi Arabia
22.05.2018 Saudi Arabia is going to ban import of certain plastic packaging materials in August 2018. Als regulations for security certifcation are going to be changed in August 2018. Therefore VDMA is organizing an event on June 21, 2018 in Frankfurt.
Certificate of Conformity and Energy Efficiency Saudi Arabia
08.07.2016 Import regulations for products to Saudi Arabia are contradictory. On September 23 there is the opportunity to exchange experiences with other companies. With certification service providers we will look for practical solutions how to handle the regulation.
Especially small and medium sized companies are challenged by building up their own subsidiaries abroad. Companies have to take into consideration local characteristics and find solutions concerning location, regulatory framework, personnel, etc.
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