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Business Location Germany
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1,806 international companies set up shop in Germany in 2021 in the form of greenfield investments. The number of projects was up seven percent over 2020, rebounding almost fully to 1,851 in the final pre-corona year 2019.
The overall volume, however, is expected to be well in excess of EUR 7 billion. And it doesn’t include the massive expansion projects first announced in 2022 by Intel and Northvolt, which were worth at least EUR 17 billion and EUR 4 billion respectively.
Read the full GTAI 2021 FDI Report press release.
Germany’s federal states registered 1,806 FDI projects (greenfield, expansions, relocations, but excluding M&A) in 2021 - a seven percent rise compared to the previous year. Additionally, 229 M&A-deals were recorded, in which foreign investors bought more than 50 percent of shares.