Closing the E-Mobility Loop: An Unparalleled German USP

It is a strategic imperative that environmental sustainability become a hallmark of European battery manufacturing and European e-mobility.

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.

Charging Networks for Electric Vehicles

As the German government and car manufacturers try to get more electric vehicles on the road, massive efforts are being made to ensure that charging stations for these vehicles are plentiful, ubiquitous and fast.

LNG Terminals in Germany

Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier announced that he hopes to install the legal framework for establishing one or more new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Germany before the end of the summer.

Deduction of R&D Expenditures from Tax

Investors might soon have yet another incentive to invest in Germany.

Recovering Phosphorus from Wastewater

The German government has stipulated that beginning in 2029 phosphorus must be recovered from wastewater and fed back into the economic cycle.

Germany as a “Sustainable Finance” Location

The State Secretaries’ Committee for Sustainable Development has approved fresh efforts to help make Germany a leading location for “sustainable finance”, which the federal government understands as financial market players taking sustainability into account in their decision-making.

World’s First Trading Place for Bitcoin

In what is being hailed as a milestone for the world of cryptocurrencies, Stuttgart saw the launch of the world’s first trading place for Bitcoin and competitors organized by a regulated stock exchange operator.

Minimum Wage in Germany

Germany’s minimum wage might be less than many potential investors think.

Incentives: Let It Grow

Project financing incentives are available to all investors and are provided by the German government, the federal states, and the E.U. to support business growth.Germany Trade & Invest advises large companies (turnover €50m+) and SMEs.