Business and Investment in Germany

ICE Enlarge image ICE (© picture-alliance/ dpa) Germany's location in the heart of Europe gives foreign investors and visitors to trade fairs access to the entire European Union market.

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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

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Mar 24, 2017 5:05 PM

Deutsche Bank picks news London headquarters

Germany's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank, has chosen a new office for its London headquarters. Policymakers viewed the move as a vote of confidence in Britain's capital despite the country's decision to leave the EU.

Mar 24, 2017 3:10 PM

BMW third-largest electric car manufacturer

The market for electric cars and hybrids grew by 37 percent in 2016. BMW has made e-car production a priority, and now enjoys a market share of 7 percent, behind Tesla and market leader BYD from China.

Mar 24, 2017 1:21 PM

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit for TransCanada to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The project had been blocked by former President Barack Obama over environmental concerns.

Mar 24, 2017 12:48 PM

Germany seeks EU help in steel row with the US

Germany has called on the European Commission to back its steelmakers by insisting on global trade rules in a dispute with US competitors over alleged German price dumping on the embattled US market.

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 PM

Australia drifts toward China amid wobbly US ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull meet for talks in Canberra

Chinese premier Li is currently in Australia to strengthen bilateral ties. Both nations see their partnership as primordial to present a unified stance against the protectionist tendencies sprouting up around the world.

Business and investment in Germany

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Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA)


As the central organisation of the German trade fair industry, AUMA is the combination of all those forces which are partners shaping the trade fair market, in other words, exhibitors, visitors, trade fair organisers and service companies.

The German Chambers of Industry and Commerce

The DIHK is the central organisation for 80 Chambers of Industry and Commerce in Germany. All German companies registered in Germany, with the exception of handicraft businesses, the free professions and farms, are required by law to join a chamber.