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Corona Crisis and Germany

The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has far-reaching implications for business and the economy. Our special website keeps you informed on current developments in Germany.

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Germany Tightens Corona Restrictions

In response to rising Covid-19 infection figures in Germany and across Europe, the federal German government and the sixteen regional German states have imposed a number of new restrictions.

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AmCham Pres: What US Firm Wouldn’t Want to Do Business in Germany?

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.

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Education and Digital Learning in Germany

Digitalization is transforming learning – in the classroom, the workplace and at home. Significant opportunities exist for innovative digital learning platforms and solutions providers in Germany - Europe’s biggest and most diverse education and learning market. Download the latest fact sheet about Digital Learning in Germany for free.

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FDI Reporting

In 2019, 1851 foreign companies have settled in Germany, the number of planned jobs has risen significantly from 24,000 (2018) to 42,000. 

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Economic Overview Germany

Market, Productivity, Innovation

Germany’s economy continues to go from strength to strength. Download the latest Economic Overview Germany free for a breakdown of current market developments and future opportunities.

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Fact Sheet

Environmental Technologies in Germany

A long tradition in environmental technologies aligned to pioneering environmental policy and a supportive legal framework have helped establish Germany as a leading green economy player and home to one of the most advanced environmental technologies markets worldwide. Read more about Environmental Technologies in Germany in our latest fact sheet.

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Brexit Special: Expanding to Germany

The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union has led to a reorientation of business worldwide. GTAI advises and supports British and international companies seeking to establish business operations in Germany.

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See how Germany works for you.

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.

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Industry

Global Logistics Leader Germany

Check out the latest World Bank's Logistics Performance Index 2018: Germany ranked #1 three times in a row!

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Investment Guide to Germany

Investing in Europe’s strongest and most dynamic economy doesn’t have to be a flustering experience. With our comprehensive range of project support services, business information, and advisory tools, setting up a business in Germany has never been easier. Explore how we can help smoothen the investment process and shape your future investments with our exclusive 2017/2018 “Investment Guide to Germany.”

Order or download your free copy today!

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Incentives in Germany

Germany provides a number of incentives programs for prospective investors. Download the latest “Incentives in Germany – Supporting Your Investment Project” publication free to see how your project can benefit from generous incentives funding.

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Contact Us!

Looking to expand your business presence to Germany? We can provide all necessary information free of charge. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Industries in Germany

What does the current Covid-19 crisis mean for individual industries in Germany? Find your industry and industry expert using the drop-down menu.

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Business Location Germany

Germany was one of the safest investment locations worldwide before the current Covid-19 crisis. The country’s strong and stable economy now puts it on a strong footing to deal with the pandemic.

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Investment Guide to Germany

The German market was never closer. And setting up business in Germany never easier. As a global agency that acts locally, Germany Trade & Invest has considerable experience in helping international companies set up business in Germany. Please scroll through the individual chapters.

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Coming to Germany

Get an overview about Germany's entry regulations and find out what documents are needed for your business activities.

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Establishing a Company

Establishing a business in Germany is easy but requires several steps. Find all the information you need to start your business in Germany here.

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Incentive Programs

Germany offers numerous programs designed to fit the needs of all economic activites at every stage of the investment process. From cash incentives to R&D and labor-related incentives, find out how your project can benefit from public funding.

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The Tax System

Germany sets itself apart from other leading industrial nations with extremely generous tax reforms. By significantly reducing its corporate tax levels, indirect labor costs are extremely low and the window of opportunity for your business is wide open.

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Employees and Social Security

Companies are only as successful as their employees. Get an overview of Germany’s employment regulations and find out everything you need to know about the German social security system.

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The Legal Framework

Learn more about the regulations of business activities in Germany and how its legal system can protect your investment.

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Corona Crisis and Germany

The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has far-reaching implications for business and the economy. Our special website keeps you informed on current developments in Germany.

Investment Consulting

Step by step to success - have a look at our comprehensive line of services and see how we will help your business grow in Germany.

Markets Germany

ISSUE 3/20 - ALL HANDS ON DECK

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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Brexit: Expanding to Germany

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

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Start-ups: Together for Innovation

Digital Hub Initiative: These start-ups are fast, innovative and solution-driven and they are all located in Germany!

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