Vive la France!

Internationalization is on the cards for many French companies, observes Markus Hempel from the Paris office of Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI). As France’s closest neighbor, Germany is often the first port of call for French businesses aboard.

What’s ‘Small Talk’ in German?

Germans have a reputation for being scientific but rather humorless. But is this cultural stereotype true? Fiona Evans, U.S. consul general in Düsseldorf, considers the relationship between her countrymen and their German business partners.

Corona: “Germany’s Economic Structure Won’t Be Significantly Different after the Crisis”

We speak with Germany Trade and Invest Managing Director of Investor Consulting Achim Hartig about Germany’s relative success in dealing with the coronavirus threat and what will likely come next.

The New British Invasion

The number of companies from the UK expanding to Germany hit an all-time record in 2019. GTAI Expert Richard Todd discusses why.

Global Delivery Centers in Germany – Current Conditions

Interview with GTAI-expert Dr. Josefine Dutschmann published in the “Outsourcing Journal – Online Edition” about Germany becoming increasingly attractive for global delivery center providers.

Foreign Start-Ups in the German Energy Market

Interview with GTAI-expert Marlen Brüntrup published on “Start Up Energy Transition (SET)”, a global innovation platform supporting innovation in energy transition, powered by the German Energy Agency (dena), in cooperation with the World Energy Council.

German Pharma and the Corona Crisis

With the entire world looking for responses to the coronavirus pandemic, Germany’s pharmaceutical companies are attracting considerable attention. We asked Han Steutel, the president of the German Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies, for an update on the progress in developing anti-corona medications.

German Firms Fighting Covid-19

German companies are at the heart of the emergency development of potential coronavirus vaccines. That’s no accident considering Germany’s importance in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Germany Trade & Invest Director of Chemicals and Health Marcus Schmidt gives us the lowdown on this crucial area.

Structural Change = Creative Solutions

Structural change in Germany offers foreign investors a myriad of opportunities. Marco Wanderwitz, the Federal Government Commissioner for the New Federal States, explains how the state supports foreign direct investment.

TESLA in Germany

Stefan di Bitonto, expert for the automotive industry at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) talks about TESLA in Germany.