The EU-US summit in Brussels must be used to advance the transatlantic trade agenda. To this end, VDMA President Karl Haeusgen calls on EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis to conclude agreements with the US on the elimination of tariffs on industrial goods and on conformity assessment.
Under Joe Biden, there is finally an opportunity to achieve a more positive trade relationship between the EU and the US. Now is an opportune moment to enter into talks with the Americans on concluding transatlantic trade agreements, for example on the mutual recognition of conformity assessments.
VDMA-Präsident Carl Martin Welcker schildert die Konjunkturlage des Maschinenbaus im Herbst 2018, erklärt, was der Maschinenbau von der Politik fordert und äußert sich auch zum Handelsstreit zwischen den USA und China.
VDMA Executive Director Thilo Brodtmann talks about the economic outlook of German mechanical engineering in 2018, the most important markets and he explains the call of the mechanical engineers on the future German federal government.
Machines improve our lives – on a large and small scale. Whether for our health, food or the many means of transportation that we use; whether we are looking at the ground deep below the sea or from high above – we need machines and people who utilize their skills to make the world a better place to live. That is the aim of mechanical and plant engineering. Humans – Machines – Progress.
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