European mechanical engineering industry needs fair market access in China instead of new hurdles such as the planned "social credit rating system" for companies. On her trip to China, Chancellor Angela Merkel must take the controversial trade issues forward in the interest of industry.
Work on committees is essential in the VDMA. The committees of the Foreign Trade Department deal with export issues and tasks, develop positions on trade policy issues and, last but not least, maintain a dedicated network of experts.
Cooperation across borders has long been a reality in mechanical engineering. That is why industry clearly supports a strong Europe - and at the same time demands reforms for more transparency and democracy.
This month we are updating our privacy statement to better understand what information we collect and why. We have also taken steps to improve our features to protect your information and privacy.
There is no change to your current settings or how your data is processed. We have merely improved the explanation of our procedures and explain to you in more detail what options you have to update, manage and delete your data.
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General information about the scope of processing of your personal data and about your data protection rights can be found at www.vdma.org/datenschutz.
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