According to preliminary figures of the official statistics, approx. 55,000 advertisements with 1.04 million persons were recorded and checked in the employment agencies in March - of which more than 900 advertisements with almost 41,000 persons were from the mechanical engineering sector. According to the Federal Employment Agency, these figures are very much under-recorded.
The current special permit in Germany for the use of non-CE-marked personal protective equipment (PPE), which would be marketable in the USA, Canada, Australia or Japan, is not limited to its use in the medical and nursing field. The BDI received notification to this effect from the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) on request.
Die österreichische Bundesregierung hat ein Hilfspaket in Höhe von 38 Milliarden Euro beschlossen, um die Wirtschaft des Landes in der Coronakrise zu stützen. Eine adaptierte Kurzarbeitsregelung, Soforthilfen, Liquiditätsgarantien, Kredite, Bürgschaftsprogramme und steuerliche Maßnahmen sollen dabei helfen Notlagen und Engpässe zu überwinden. Darüber hinaus wurden zahlreiche weitere Initiativen gestartet, um Unternehmen in dieser schwierigen Phase zu unterstützen. Der VDMA Österreich liefert hier einen Überblick (Stand: 7. April 2020):
In February, incoming orders in the German mechanical engineering sector fell short of the previous year's level by 4 percent in real terms. While orders from domestic customers fell by 6 percent, orders from abroad were 3 percent below their prior-year level.
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.
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