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The board members of the VDMA NRW met on 14 January 2021 to discuss economic issues, the Brexit treaty and the future importance of China for the NRW mechanical engineering industry.
Mechanical and plant engineering companies in NRW recorded a 13 percent year-on-year increase in new orders in December 2020.
The 9th VDMA flash survey shows that the effects of the corona pandemic for the mechanical and plant engineering industry in NRW are not as serious as feared. Nevertheless, there is still a rocky road ahead.
Incoming orders recorded a year-on-year change of minus 3 percent in November 2020. Orders from both Germany and abroad each lost 3 percent, as did orders from the non-euro area. Orders from the euro area fell 5 percent.
In October 2020, the order intake recorded a change of minus 3 percent compared to the previous year.
In September 2020, the order intake recorded a change of plus 8 percent compared to the previous year.
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Background Information

The Executive Board of the VDMA Regional Association NRW is elected by the member companies of the region. It defines the focal points of the office's work and represents mechanical engineering in North Rhine-Westphalia vis-à-vis the media, politics and the public.
VDMA is the largest industrial association in Europe. VDMA is insider of the industry, consultant, lobbyist, facilitator and platform for communication exchange between its members. VDMA aligns its activities to the needs of the industry and to the matters of its members. It strives for a continuous communication exchange aiming at offering a comprehensive variety of services and information.
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