Speaking for Germany

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.

With the EU Blue Card to Germany

Germany is growing more and more popular with foreign (non-EU) qualified professionals.

Japanese Banks Come to Frankfurt

Numerous financial institutions shift their focus from London to the Continent in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Baltic Business Angels

Several experienced entrepreneurs in Schleswig-Holstein have teamed up to launch the Baltic Business Angels Schleswig-Holstein to build bridges between startups and business angels by pooling their knowledge and financial resources.

Bridging the Skills Gap

Mario Kratsch, vice president at the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC), explains how German-style dual apprenticeship training – one of the bedrocks of German economic success – could solve the shortage of skilled workers in the U.S.

European Attractivenes Survey 2018

The survey found that Germany continues to be by far the most attractive location in Europe.

»We couldn’t have done it by ourselves.«

Thomas Mader, Head of Automation and Controls at GEA Group, talks about the leading-edge cluster “It’s OWL”, which is revolutionizing food production processes using intelligent technology.

Global Cloud Scoreboard 2018

Germany takes the top spot on the 2018 Global Cloud Scorecard of the international Business Software Alliance (BSA).

Spring Economic Forecast

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier stresses that the German economy remains buoyant and that “the upswing is continuing.”