Economic situation of the industry

27.09.2019

Economic Update September 2019

On a monthly basis, our economic update gives a brief overview of the ecomomic situation of the construction equipment and building material machinery industry, e.g. order income, turnover, business climate and trade figures.

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24.06.2019

European Construction Industry Forecasts Available

Did you know that we provide forecasts for the construction sector in European countries to you? Members can receive Euroconstruct data which are updated twice a year. This service is available for subscription by email.

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16.03.2017

European construction equipment market performs well in a global context

The European construction equipment sector saw sound growth of 10% in 2016. Building construction equipment experienced better demand than the civil engineering equipment sub-sectors. Overall, the market is at its highest level in five years, but still considerably below the pre-crisis record levels.

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27.09.2019

Economic Update September 2019
European Construction Industry Forecasts Available

16.03.2017

European construction equipment market performs well in a ...
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US punitive tariffs on excavators

09.10.2019 As you are probably aware from the media, the USA is imposing punitive tariffs, among others on European construction machinery, as a result of the WTO-Airbus proceedings.

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India: Industry ready for take-off after the elections

26.07.2019 VDMA members discuss industry prospects at the India Management Meeting. Following a new mandate for Modi government, companies expect strong growth in the construction industry. Infrastructure investments stimulate demand for machinery on a sustained basis. Exports of construction machinery and equipment from India are on the rise.

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German mechanical engineering companies in Brazil optimistic again

25.07.2019 At the VDMA Brazil Management Meeting on 26.06.2019 in Campinas almost 20 representatives of Brazilian member companies came together.

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China Management Meeting: The largest construction equipment market of the world stays volatile

24.05.2019 Local market sees a strong start into 2019, export growth is meanwhile restrained. Enforcement of customer payment terms remains a great challenge. German manufacturers recorded a robust development. Introduction of Stage IV emission standards is not expected to shake the market strongly.

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A wait-and-see attitude on the major markets

21.05.2019 At the meeting of the Latin America Steering Committee, representatives of ten member companies discussed the economic situation in the region.

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