VDMA Incoming Orders June 2017
Economic Situation

The VDMA Monthly Bulletin

10.01.2018 In the last three statistically verifiable months (September – November 2017), 24 of the 27 sectors (which are taken into account separately in the VDMA incoming order statistics) experienced an increase compared to the previous year.

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More than 20,000 job openings in the German mechanical engineering industry

10.01.2018 In 2017 the demand for labour rose significantly. The last time the number of additional job offerings was as high as present has been in 2007.

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Update of economic situation in mining equipment sector – Turnover development at the apex: ± 0 compared to the same period of the previous year

06.12.2017 The turnover result of the same period of the previous year was achieved by October this year. After a period where incoming orders recorded positive numbers, the turnover is now catching up.

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India: Results of the VDMA Business Climate Survey Spring 2017

01.12.2017 The Indian affiliates of the VDMA member companies in autumn 2017 consider their business perspectives less positively than in spring. Twice yearly, the VDMA in India has been surveying top executives of the member companies and thereby capturing their mood and expectations.

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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.

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