Trade

VDMA and EU discuss how to deal with investment from China

07.09.2018 The EU is currently negotiating greater control over investment from China. At an event in Brussels, representatives of the mechanical engineering sector argued in favour of market opening in China rather than investment barriers in Europe.

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EU finally needs clear rules for posted workers

29.05.2018 A Patchwork in Europe causes high bureaucratic expenditure within companies.

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EU investment controls would offer no added value for industry

23.03.2018 The mechanical engineering industry benefits from investment from abroad. VDMA therefore rejects the proposal to expand European investment controls that is currently under discussion by the European Parliament.

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Don’t overburden export control with bureaucracy!

17.01.2018 Politics must not pass the responsibility for counterterrorism and protection of human rights to companies, warns VDMA.

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European Commission takes important stand against product piracy

30.11.2017 The EU calls for more consistency in the protection of intellectual property rights across all member states. However, the greatest proportion of product piracy cases originates outside Europe.

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VDMA: China must no longer isolate itself

31.05.2017 To coincide with the visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to Brussels, VDMA is calling for the investment agreement between the EU and China to be concluded soon.

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VDMA warns EU against new protectionism

11.05.2017 The European Commission has set out its vision of international cooperation in its paper “Harnessing globalisation.” VDMA warns against giving in to calls for isolationism in Europe.

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VDMA warns against new export restrictions on dual-use goods

01.03.2017 The European Commission plans to extend export controls on products which can be used for civil and potentially military purposes. VDMA is in favour of an objective debate but considers the proposals disproportionate.

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The UK’s exit from the customs union would place a burden on companies

25.01.2017 The British Prime Minister May hinted at the UK’s exit from the customs union. This would mean new trade barriers even without customs.

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