Economic situation of the industry

26.10.2018

Economic Update October 2018

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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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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Economic Update October 2018

16.03.2017

European construction equipment market performs well in a ...
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Technology Symposium in Buenos Aires: Difficult times for the Argentinian construction sector

25.10.2018 In cooperation with the VDMA Brazil Office, the Construction Equipment and Plant Engineering Association held a technology symposium in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires on September 10, 2018.

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Africa: Conquering the market through roadshows

03.05.2018 At its meeting on April 27, 2018 in Lohr am Main, the Africa Steering Committee focused on market changes in Africa and the preparation of the roadshow in Zambia/DR Congo.

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China – back on track?

23.04.2018 Chinese construction equipment market posts brisk recovery in 2017 which is expected to last this year. Western manufacturers are also to profit from China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Introduction of China Stage IV exhaust emission levels are already casting a shadow.

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The Chinese building material plant industry is changing: “You need to move faster”

09.03.2018 German building material plant manufacturers in China need to lay the groundwork today to ensure that they can also compete in the market after 2020. After this date, Chinese industrial policy will bring about fundamental change, said China expert Björn Conrad, Sinolytics, at the VDMA Building Material Plants Day in Frankfurt on March 7. Well-prepared companies can profit from this trend. Here is a summary of his talk.

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Brazil Management Meeting at Putzmeister

11.12.2017 Upon invitation of Putzmeister Brazil and supported by the Brazilian VDMA office the Brazil Management Meeting of VDMA’s Construction Equipment and Building Material Machinery Association was held in Atibaia near Sao Paulo on 29 November.

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