The Russian discounter Torgservis reportedly plans to open more than 100 stores in Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.
Investors / FDI
In 1954, John Deere became the first American company to acquire a German one when it bought the tractor pioneer Heinrich Lanz in Mannheim, where 3,000 employees continue to build mid-size tractors for the global market.
Thai Union, the world’s largest producer of canned tuna, is building a new refining plant near Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The Swedish payment initiation service Trustly has expanded to Germany to have a local presence while serving rising numbers of customers in the German-speaking world.
More and more Polish entrepreneurs – in fields ranging from fintech to medical technology to augmented reality – are coming to Berlin to realize their innovative ideas.
Trans-o-flex, an express courier service that specializes in transporting pharmaceuticals and other high-end temperature-sensitive goods is investing around EUR 17 million to build a consolidated high-tech logistics center and e-vehicle charging station.
In late autumn, at a party with over 100 invited guests, the French video game giant Ubisoft celebrated the opening of its new studio in Berlin.
Peter Altmaier is the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy. Markets Germany talks to him about prospects for the automobile and energy industries, the
“Made in Germany” brand, and what is attracting foreign investors.
The industrial park in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (Saxony-Anhalt), one of Europe’s largest production sites for chemicals, is enjoying a wave of new investments.
Bell Equipment, a South African manufacturer of dump trucks and other construction and agricultural machinery, held the groundbreaking ceremony this summer for a new building at its plant near Eisenach, Thuringia.