Export worldwide

You want to export your products or expand abroad? We inform you about opportunities and risks. Our team continuously researches the latest developments in potential markets, their legal frameworks and publishes interesting invitations to tender on a daily basis.


Invest in Germany

You want to locate to Europe’s most important market? Then we are your first point of contact. We inform you free of charge with current industry analyses, individually tailored tax and legal information as well as financing and funding opportunities in Germany.


360 Employees at 50 Locations Worldwide

Germany Trade & Invest 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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Markets Germany


In the race to find a coronavirus vaccine and treatments, the German government has teamed up with pharma and biotech firms. And that’s not all. The healthcare sector is booming as a result of the crisis, and opportunities for international investors are opening up in many industries in Germany.

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Digitalization is the market driver for many industries. Learn about business cooperation and investment opportunities in Europe’s leading digital economy ecosystem.

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The challenges caused by global warming must be faced – and effective greentech solutions developed to tackle them. The greentech market is a major factor in the German economy.

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Free Market

Free trade generates employment and economic growth. Trade and investment in Germany is made easy by maintenance of an open market and fair competition.


Germany Goes Whole Hog on Hydrogen

The German government sees hydrogen technology as the key to the country's clean energy future. Our new video looks at how international businesses can get involved in German environmental H2.

January 13, 2021

Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing in Germany

Additive manufacturing – aka 3D printing – has the potential to revolutionize the way things are made. It’s a hugely growing sector around the world, nowhere more so than in Europe’s industrial powerhouse Germany. Check out our new video!

December 10, 2020
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Corona Crisis and Germany

We provide regular information updates and answer your questions about the potential effects for your project in Germany.

Medical Technology Industry in Germany

In our new video, we look at Germany as the world's third largest manufacturing nation with a share of 9,9 percent of worldwide medical technology production.

November 25, 2020

GTAI meets AmCham

GTAI talked with Frank Sportolari, the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, about why US companies’ appreciation for Germany as a place to do business has risen during the corona pandemic and where the trans-Atlantic partnership could be headed.

October 22, 2020

Germany Goes Whole Hog for Smart Agriculture

Germany is the world's leading producer of farming equipment. Our video s(h)ows some ideas about how foreign investors can get involved in the German agtech revolution.

July 22, 2020

"Corona Winners" in Germany

In our new video, we look at sectors of German business that represent opportunities amid this most disruptive crisis.

October 05, 2020

Corona and Germany

Germany has coped well with the coronavirus crisis to date. But what does the future hold for post-lockdown business? We take a look back at the last three months.

June 04, 2020

Germany to Invest in Rail Modernization

Germany's rail system will be looking very different in future. Big chance for companies, as Germany is more open than many other countries to foreign involvement in its rail network.

February 10, 2020

Smart Hospitals in Germany

With aging populations and increasing demand for medical services, AI and other digital innovations are going to become a crucial part of the healthcare of the future. 

December 04, 2019

30 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall

The fall of the Berlin wall was nearly 30 years ago today. What has gone right and wrong in the reconstruction of the East German economy?

November 18, 2019

30 Years After The Wall

Eastern German Success Stories: To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall, Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) has produced a short film illustrating the state of play in the east with six individual success stories.

December 16, 2019

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.

June 14, 2019
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Germany Works.

 Where is the best place to do business? The answer you often get is Germany. Because Germany works. So welcome to this website and the opportunities Germany offers.

September 04, 2019 invest
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Brexit: Expanding to Germany

GTAI advises and supports British and international companies seeking to establish business operations in Germany.

March 05, 2019
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GTAI Corporate Video

All the latest info for German firms seeking foreign expansion or foreign firms looking to expand in German.

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From cars to environmental technologies, find your industry and industry expert here.

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Economic Overview Germany

March 01, 2018 invest
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