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Foreign Direct Investment

Free and Open Markets

Every year more and more companies discover Germany as a secure and rewarding business location. Since 2010, Germany's FDI stocks rose by more than 20% to reach an amount of almost EUR 466 billion in 2015. Around 80,000 foreign companies are already operating in Germany, employing 3.7 million people.

FDI in Germany

More than 2,000 foreign companies opened up businesses in Germany in 2018 – a new record. A survey carried out by Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) found that some British companies are investing in Germany in response to the threat of Brexit. For a comprehensive breakdown of FDI in Germany, here’s our brand-new video.

FDI Data

Interested in the hard facts? Here you can find Germany's current FDI profile.


FDI Reputation

Want to know what makes Germany so attractive? Renowned FDI studies provide the answers.


FDI Framework

Is your company looking to invest in Germany? Find out how to invest best with the following information at your fingertips.