France remains Germanys most important trading partner in 2012
The balance of trade between France in Germany was about 169.2 billion Euro in 2012 (import and export) (see Deutsches Statisches Bundesamt, DESTATIS). This means that France in 2012 has remained Germanys most important trading partner and despite the crisis the volume of trade of both countries has increased about 1.1 %. Since 1961, France has always been the most important customer country for German products. The value of German products exported to France was about 104.5 billion Euro (plus 3% against 2011). Concerning imported goods the Netherlands and China ranked before France (64.8 billion Euro, minus 1.8 % against 2011).
On April 18th and 19th 2013 the SIRIUM Group will meet in Bergamo. The regular meetings of the group are important for the deep knwoledge of the labour market of all members so that each member is able to provide the highest standards of professional and tailor-made services. For this meeting we will focus on the admission of a new Spanish partner as well as on discussions about redesigning our common website.
Create and develop its Management Committee
20 Managers and Human Resources Managers of Lorraine-based companies exchanged on this topicduring our breakfast on April 11th which was held at the Brasserie Excelsior in Nancy.
Jean-Marc Salzard of CALORIVER and Gilles SCHAFF of NOVACARB talked about their experiences. Face different issues: one of business development and the other of transmission of knowledges, they stressedthe importance of being accompanied in their approach.
Both are agreed to say that communication, trust and involvment are the keys to a successful managementof changement.