VDMA: Cautious optimism for 2012

Having enjoyed two years of considerable sales growth (real growth rate in 2010: +13%, in 2011: +17%), the German manufacturers of machinery and facilities again expect a sales surplus in 2012, however just amounting to about five percent.

The signals indicate green light for a positive business development in the field of construction equipment and building material machinery in the medium and long run: the worldwide construction volume had been growing considerably in the last few years. For the time being, this trend is expected to continue. The emerging markets of developing and threshold...

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