Ten Years of GTAI

Over the past 10 years, Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) has supported several thousand projects, helped foreign investors to set up shop in Germany, and contributed greatly to the positive development and further internationalization of the German economy in general, and the creation of new businesses and jobs specifically.

Best of the Decade

We asked the four industrial divisions of Germany Trade & Invest to name their most significant or interesting investment case studies over the past 10 years.

Deals Down Under

Heiko Stumpf has been in charge of the Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) office in Sydney, Australia since August 2018. Markets Germany talked to him about his experiences so far “Down Under.”

Innovation and Reliability

In an interview with the major German daily newspaper Die Welt, Germany Trade & Invest Chairman/CEO Jürgen Friedrich discussed the importance of “Made in Germany” as a brand in times of trade conflicts.

Sum of its Parts

A new economic report shows that Germany’s decentralized economy is one of its greatest strengths. Mario Ohoven, president of the German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses, explains how fragmentation has led to greater prosperity.

»Process automation is still both a curse and a blessing.«

The digitalization of business services presents companies with significant challenges. Stephan Fricke talks to Markets Germany about chatbots, changing job profiles, and the opportunities automation brings.

Global Going Local

TMF Group is a global professional services company that helps international companies set up businesses in new markets. Markets Germany talks to the managing director of TMF Germany about the current trends in the German market.

Major Topics of Germany Trade & Invest in 2019

GTAI places three issues at the center of its acitivities.

»I am always very proud when we support interesting investment projects in Germany«

Peggy Görlitz has been working for Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) for around 12 years and supports foreign investors, and other stakeholders in the plastics industry.

In the Eye of the Hurricane

Robert Scheid is the Director of GTAI’s London office, providing market intelligence for German companies and supporting UK-based companies establish a business in Germany. Markets Germany caught up with him about the possible consequences of Brexit.