“The similarities between German and Chinese Greenfield investors often outweigh the differences” – that’s the conclusion drawn by Dennis Wilkens, Germany Trade & Invest’s China director. And that’s why lots of Chinese companies are setting up shop in Germany.
We talk to leading industrial experts, and publish interviews you will remember a long time. Our own experts from Germany Trade & Invest tell you how to start your business here and give you insider tips on how to succeed.
Judith Herzog-Kuballa, sustainability and CSR consultant for Germany’s Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA), argues that the corona pandemic has shown the need to combine environmental consciousness with responsible business practices.
Starting on Nov. 10, Germany Trade & Invest will be taking part in the virtual Formnext Connect trade fair. You can stop by for a chat with one of our advisors and take part in a free expert session on Nov. 11.
Germany’s reputation as a business location has rarely been better among US companies. Frank Sportolari, the president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Germany, says that’s down to a number of physical, cultural and economic qualities.
Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) will present best practices from German Smart City initiatives. Various experts from urban innovation networks, Smart City initiatives, Digital Innovation Hubs and financial services will discuss and present how German cities cope with the increasing urban agglomerations.
GTAI builds new bridges to the Emerald Isle.
Looking for some reliable economic prognostication? The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) should be on your list of places to consult.
GTAI’s head of investor consulting, Achim Hartig, spoke to Alex Irwin-Hunt from the Financial Times‘ fDi Intelligence about how Germany is doing amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.