lets take a look at the figures for the important car industry for the US market. In 2011 there was an increase of 11 % and for 2012 the expectations are in a comparable figure. German car manufacture could increase their sales figures by 23 % by the first quarter of 2012 compared to 2011.
The mechanical and plant engineering increase in the first 6 months 2012 by app. 5 % .
If we point on the ICT industry the consulting company Forrester is quite optimistic. there is a plus finally planed for 2012 with 7.1 % and in 2013 by 7.4 % with the biggest shares for software, consulting and services. (Source: gtai)