Mitigation of the consequences of the crisis due to economic stimulus packages

Press conference of the Federal German Association of the Cement Industry (BDZ), Berlin/Germany (04.05.2009)

The German cement industry considers the first and second economic stimulus packages of the Federal Government to be appropriate approaches to mitigate the consequences of the ­financial and economic crisis for the building trade and the building materials industry. According to Andreas Kern, President of the Federal German Association of the Cement Industry (BDZ), it is particularly the focus of the programs to improve the infrastructure, which involves good opportunities to lay the foundations for a further safeguarding of compe­titiveness in the present dramatic development of the economy (...

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