- Sep 13, 2017Germany’s education in MINT condition
An OECD report on Tuesday placed Germany’s education system top of the charts in terms of students starting and finishing degrees across the disciplines of maths, information technology, natural science and technology (abbreviated in the report to MINT).
- Jul 10, 2017German trade gets summer feeling
Both exports and imports in Germany have shown a sharp rise in May 2017, year-on-year, according to federal statistical agency Destatis. Provisional data show that exports increased by 14.1 percent and imports by 16.2 percent from May 2016 to May 2017.
- Jun 06, 2017The 'futur' is here
Paris hosts Europe's biggest digital festival from June 8-18, including three days of conference and workshops in the Grand Halle de la Villette from June 8-10. On Thursday June 8, Germany's federal economic development agency, Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), will host one of these workshops in Le Hall de la Chanson at 10.45. The theme is Smart Territories.
- May 31, 2017EY gives Germany top billing
Germany has been voted Europe’s most attractive business location in EY’s s annual attractiveness survey. The survey was conducted among 505 decision-makers around the world, and included a special section analysing the impact of Brexit on international business both in the UK and elsewhere.
- May 18, 2017M&A activity in Germany spikes in 2017
Germany’s federal states registered 1,707 merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions in 2016, according to the collated data from the 16 states. The figure represents a massive increase on 2016, when only 413 M&A transactions were registered.
- May 12, 2017The innovative depth of German energy
A list of the top 100 start-ups (#GET100) has been sent out to the heads of state of the participating countries of the G20 summit in Hamburg this year, with the intent of showing the importance of innovation within the global energy industry transition.
- May 10, 2017Germany's foreign trade rush shows no sign of slowdown
Germany's import and export figures both hit record highs in March 2017, according to Germany's federal statistical office Destatis.
- May 03, 2017Germany’s clean energy holiday weekend
A combination of breezy and sunny weather in the north and warm weather in the south saw Germany’s May 1 holiday weekend powered almost exclusively by renewable resources, according to the Agora Energiewende Initiative.
- Apr 19, 2017Germany jumps to number two in FDI index
A new study from consultancy firm AT Kearney has placed Germany at number two, behind the USA, in the ranking of attractive countries for foreign direct investment (FDI).
- Mar 27, 2017‚Made in Germany‘ the global benchmark
Germany’s reputation for producing goods of the highest quality remains intact, according to the 2017 Made In Country Index (MICI) created by Statista.