Expertengespräch "US-Handelspolitik – Aktuelles und Ausblick"
VDMA Diskussionsveranstaltung am 4. Dezember in Frankfurt. Exklusiv für Mitglieder.
Business experiences in Egypt
On November 7 we are holding an event on Egypt in Frankfurt. In focus are big projects in Egypt that are offering opportunities for SMEs, too. We are also going to discuss market approach and business experiences and there will be a short presentation of legal framework.
VDMA short survey: Barriers to trade with Russia are clearly increasing
According to a new VDMA short study, 45% of German mechanical engineering companies have noticed an increase in barriers to trade with Russia since 2015. Particularly in public tender procedures domestic manufacturers are treated preferentially

26.10.2018
VDMA Diskussionsveranstaltung am 4. Dezember in Frankfurt. Exklusiv für Mitglieder.
25.10.2018
The 10th VDMA Dubai-Meeting will be held November 25. It is addressing representatives of VDMA-members in the Middle East. Among the speakers are the CEOs from the AHKs in Dubai, Riad, Cairo and Teheran.
22.10.2018
Stay informed concerning the latest progress in India
04.10.2018
On November 7 we are holding an event on Egypt in Frankfurt. In focus are big projects in Egypt that are offering opportunities for SMEs, too. We are also going to discuss market approach and business experiences and there will be a short presentation of legal framework.
29.08.2018
7th VDMA Mechanical Engineering Summit will be held on 28th September, 2018 (Friday) at Hotel Conrad in Pune
23.08.2018
Stay informed concerning the latest progress in China
23.08.2018
Stay informed concerning the latest progress in Japan
06.08.2018
Due to current mailings we want to move your attention to mailings, appearing to update exhibitor-data on organizers' webpages. In the fineprint are some surprisingly high fees.
01.08.2018
According to a new VDMA short study, 45% of German mechanical engineering companies have noticed an increase in barriers to trade with Russia since 2015. Particularly in public tender procedures domestic manufacturers are treated preferentially
11.07.2018
German Office in Iraq together with some companies is organizing a German Pavilion at Bagdad International Fair. The exhibition is held Nov. 10-19. Deadline for registration is July 31.
04.07.2018
Saudi Arabia has introduced the Saudi Product Safety Program (SALEEM) from January 1, 2018, resulting into new regulations for import of goods. For most machines up to now it has not been put into action and all consequences are not known yet. In a meeting in Germany upcoming regulations have been presented. A complete translation is to follow soon.
25.06.2018
During an event in Frankfurt on June 21, 2018 upcoming changes concerning plastic packagings have been discussed. Up to now there are lacking detailed information how the new regulations will be put into action.
23.05.2018
An official German Pavilion will be organized for WETEX, the leading exhibition for water and wastewater technology as well as for energy supply in Middle East, October 23-25. Deadline for registration is July 20.
22.03.2018
Mercer has published its annual study on quality of living for expats. Cities from Western-Europe, North America and Oceania are heading the list. At the end are cities from Africa and from countries with hefty political disturbance in Middle East.
14.03.2018
VDMA is organising a tour of a DEWA top-manager during IFAT. Branly Nassour repeatedly has proven to be a "door-opener" for one of the biggest water- and electricity suppliers in Arab world.
09.03.2018
Reactions from VDMA-members show that current political tensions do not have direct impact on business relations. But now Saudi government asked Saudi companies to cut business with Germany.
09.03.2018
With introduction of VAT regulations demand invoices to be issued in Arabic. Probably this is resulting from a mistake when drafting regulations.
In March 2018 we added new information and updated data.
Here you find the contacts for information on countries and export related topics in VDMA Foreign Trade Department.
06.02.2018
Politically the region has gone through an exciting year. Slowly recovering oil price also has prevented economic recovery. But for 2018 there are signs for improvement.
24.01.2018
Saudi Arabia has banned non-biodegradable plastics packagings. This is for production within Saudi Arabia and imports. Also machinery and spare parts may not be shipped to Saudi Arabia inside non-biodegradable plastics packagings.
18.01.2018
New approaches to calculate energy costs are going to change the sector. Particularly wind- und solarprojects are pushed in various countries. Ecological aspects are gaining importance in MENA-region.
04.01.2018
Here you find a review on last week's news from MENA region.
Stephanie Blass
Stephanie Blass
Assistentin des Abteilungsleiters Außenwirtschaft
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