The most important charts to business cycle in mechanical engineering.
The German mechanical engeneering sector is a strong exporter, additionally many subsidiaries are loacted in the whole world. unfortunately, the activities to those subsidiaries are not reported to the national statistical bureaus. Therefore the department of Economic and Statistic Affairs started an own project.
The Macro Fact Sheets report the current macroeconomic forecast of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as well as plots for market analysis, business climate complemented by country-specific information.
The brochure "Mechanical engineering – figures and charts 2018" provides a comprehensive overview of the mechanical engineering industry.
For the observation and analysis of the business cycle in mechanical engineering, VDMA provides monthly indices on incoming orders and turnover.