Despite certain difficulties, in particular concerning Greece, Europe benefits from solid assets and can expect to see a return to annual growth of between 2 and 3% over the next ten years, creating 20 million new jobs in the process, according to a recent report by McKinsey Global. This report refers to Europe’s 3 main strengths and 11 growth drivers. In other words, 14 reasons to be optimistic!
In terms of imports/exports, the equipment for mechanical engineering and industry sector is thriving in Europe. To be sure, this global outlook varies depending on the subsector concerned. For all that, in certain industries, such as machine tools, things are looking bright once more for European businesses. Read on.
Within the energy sector, Europe remains a major player in terms of global electricity production, especially for renewable energies. Based on a report by @Enerdata, here are the 6 key trends on the global energy market.
There is a tendency in Europe to lump Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia together within the same uniform entity which we conveniently refer to as the Baltic States. And yet, while these three countries – which are constantly expanding and offer developed transport infrastructures – form a natural crossroads between Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, they each have their own distinctive characteristics. European SMEs are thus advised to approach them separately. Here are some of the economic sectors on which to set a premium.
China’s e-commerce market is now in full swing, representing a staggering $2,200 billion in sales in 2014. The Chinese increasingly use the Web in B2B mode to find customers or suppliers. Here then are 4 tips to make your company more visible with Chinese people on the Web.
Auch heute noch, nach über 160 Jahren Firmengeschichte, werden Baumkuchen in der Bartningallee im Berliner Stadtteil Tiergarten nach altem Cottbusser Familienrezept gebacken.
With more than 160 years of activity to its name, the G. Buchwald bakery continues to use the family’s traditional recipe to produce its famous “Baumkuchen” (skewered cakes) on Bartningallee in the Tiergarten district of Berlin.
Seit vielen Jahren ist der Name Rösle Inbegriff für hochwertiges Premium-Küchenzubehör und Kochutensilien aus Edelstahl. Das bayerische Familienunternehmen, geführt in vierter Generation, gehört weltweit zu den führenden Herstellern seiner Branche, steht für hohe Qualitätsstandards und eine gelungene Symbiose aus Tradition und Trends.
The name Rösle has for many years been synonymous with high-end, stainless steel kitchen accessories and utensils. The Bavarian family enterprise, now into its fourth generation of family management, is one of the leading manufacturers in its field. With its “Love – Cook – Live” motto, Rösle is loyal to its corporate culture.
The European plastics and rubber industry is ranked 2nd behind China and ahead of the United States and Canada. European federations such as PlasticsEurope are implementing strategies to remain competitive to deal with Asia’s surging demand.