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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Japan Construction Report is provided by the VDMA team in Tokyo. It contains news of the construction, glass and ceramics industry of Japan and is published monthly in German. The most recent report can be downloaded from this website.
The new quarterly report provided by our VDMA China office is available for download. This publication highlights current topics for the construction equipment and building material machinery industry and its customer sectors in China.
Recent market information from the Indian construction and construction equipment industry are summarized in the bi-monthly report made by the VDMA team in Kolkata. The latest issue may be downloaded from this website.
On behalf of the VDMA Germany Trade and Invest (gtai) twice a year publishes reports on the construction industry of selected markets. The following reports are now available: