10 September 2010 16:57 [Source: ICIS news]
Chemicals were among the sectors with the highest growth rates in exports, said the Statistisches Bundesamt in
The car and car parts sector recorded the highest export increase - 40.8% to €76.9bn.
In related news,
The chamber said new “protectionist measures and obstacles” in the wake of last year’s recession had made the lives of
It cited, in particular, high safety and security standards in the
German exporters had to wait much longer than their foreign competitors to obtain export permits, a delay that translated into a “significant competitive disadvantage,” it said.
The chamber called for “leaner” German export laws and regulations.
The whole area of export permitting should be harmonised within the EU, it added.
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