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.
Wed. 23.06.2021  09:00 - 10:30 hrs.
You will find the registration link further down in the invitation. Together with the VDMA Competence Centre Industrial Security in Frankfurt we are conducting a series of events this year around the topic of digital infrastructure in China.
Wed. 23.06.2021  09:00 - 11:00 hrs.
The VDMA Services German Center of Expertise is holding its second web workshop on "Improving the Quality of Food Production in Kenya" on 26 May 2021 this time focusing on hygiene in the food industry.
Wed. 23.06.2021  10:00 - 10:40 hrs.
5G, WiFi and more: wireless communication for the smart factory panel discussion of automatica sprint online (in German language) An event organised by VDMA Electrical Automation and VDMA Robotics + Automation as part of automatica sprint 2021 online.
Wed. 23.06.2021  10:30 - 12:00 hrs.
OPC UA plays an important role in the implementation of Industry 4.0: This requires uniform standards for the cross-manufacturer and cross-hierarchy networking of sensors, components, machines and controllers from different manufacturers.
Wed. 23.06.2021  13:00 - 14:00 hrs.
This CEO round table as part of the automatica sprint is the closing event of the munich_i Summit- It unites top-level robotics industry leaders sharing their vision of AI – from shop floor to society:
Wed. 23.06.2021  16:00 - 16:40 hrs.
Robots in medium-sized companies: It's worth it! (in German language) A panel discussion by VDMA R+A as part of automatica sprint.
Thu. 24.06.2021  10:00 - 10:40 hrs.
VDMA Panel discussion on machine vision in the smart factory of the future (in English) of automatica sprint online
Thu. 24.06.2021  10:00 - 12:00 hrs.
Websitzung I Web session
The Steering Committee of the Working Group Sanitary Valves consists of managing directors and deals with all major industry issues, including "brand" as well as "distribution channels".
Thu. 24.06.2021  10:00 - 11:30 hrs.
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Thu. 24.06.2021  10:00 - 11:00 hrs.
Where, how and until when does hydrogen represent an economic perspective for mechanical and plant engineering?