Positions on foreign trade policy
The VDMA Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers' Group summarizes the urgent need for political action in a position paper

Export credit insurance

Export credit insurance between climate protection and fair competition
The unique, global crisis triggered by the pandemic has once again brought the role of export credit guarantees to the center of political attention.
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Export credit insurance

OECD Consensus: How to get back to a level playing field?
Large-scale plant construction sees urgent need for structural reform of export credit insurance.
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Export credit insurance

European Union: A new EU strategy for export credits?
The VDMA Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers' Group appeals to the the European Union to reform the conditions for export credits.
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OECD consensus

OECD Consensus: Progress of the local content regime
Recently, the first important advances have begun to emerge: the regulation for local costs is to become more flexible in the future
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Sustainable Lending

Sustainable Lending: Industrial Plant Manufacturers are being thwarted!
With the "Recommendation on Sustainable Lending Practices and Officially Supported Exports Credits" a regulation was created which is also mandatory in the EU.
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Realign trade policy with China!
China has gained a competitive advantage in recent years, as its largest state export promotion scheme in the world enables it to undercut the OECD consensus for industrialised countries.
Germany: Temporary measures in the current crisis
One year after the outbreak of the pandemic, the question arises whether the national crisis package for export credit insurance does not need to be significantly supplemented.
Sustainable Finance also for export credit guarantees?
The objective of the new EU taxonomy is to redirect future investments towards environmentally sustainable economic activities.
Thomas Waldmann
Thomas Waldmann
Managing Director, Export Finance, Export Credit Insurance
Status Report of the VDMA Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers' Group
The status report provides an insight into the business situation and the challenges facing the industry in its international business.
Tue. 27.07.2021  13:30 - 17:30 hrs.
Germany has one of the highest factor costs in the world. However, productivity growth in Germany has stagnated at 1-2% for two decades. What can we do?
Wed. 28.07.2021  10:00 - 11:30 hrs.
following various discussions with potential participants and Messe München, we would like to begin more intensive planning for the VDMA Plastics Recycling Theme World. In the meeting In order to be able to enter into the planning of the individual process steps and their presentation together with Isinger + Merz, we require from you: 1. a confirmation of the sequence 2. an assignment of the participants to the process steps 3. the highlights of the respective process step 4. (gladly) your ideas for the abstract presentation a. is there possibly already information about the special feature?
Thu. 29.07.2021  10:00 - 11:30 hrs.
The machines and plants are becoming technically more complex. Maintenance is becoming an essential success factor to ensure the availability of the plants. The challenges and goals of maintenance are to avoid unplanned downtimes, to ensure a high level of plant availability and to reduce expenditure on personnel and materials
Thu. 29.07.2021  14:00 - 15:00 hrs.
Basic functions VISTAmap3
Fri. 30.07.2021  11:15 - 12:00 hrs.
Clemens Frenzel, Kurz
Thu. 05.08.2021  10:30 - 12:30 hrs.
In direct customer contact, the focus is on building trust all the way to the question of whether the company is a good partner and problem solver. If emotionalization succeeds, customer loyalty becomes lasting or customers even become fans of the products and brand. How can such a process be carried out systematically?
Fri. 06.08.2021 - Sun. 08.08.2021  10:00 - 18:30 hrs.
Delhi, Indien
German Pavilion at GARTEX Texprocess India from 6 to 8 August in Delhi
Tue. 10.08.2021  14:00 - 15:00 hrs.
Another part of our new digital event series "Connect2Discover@VDMA". Join us and learn more about the importance of product safety and the Machinery Directive for your business. Also learn what our Department for Technical, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability can DO for you.
Thu. 12.08.2021  11:00 - 12:00 hrs.
Exchange of experience between the trade fair managers of the VDMA member companies on the relevant maritime trade fairs abroad in the coming months
Mon. 16.08.2021  09:30 - 12:30 hrs.
Websitzung I Web session
Conversion of VDI 3805 into ISO 16757 - Electronic product data exchange in TGA