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.
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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.
Investors might soon have yet another incentive to invest in Germany.
The German government has stipulated that beginning in 2029 phosphorus must be recovered from wastewater and fed back into the economic cycle.
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.
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.
Germany’s minimum wage might be less than many potential investors think.
As part of the effort to alleviate Germany’s shortfall of skilled workers, the German government is lowering immigration barriers to let more of them come to the country.
In September 2018, Germany Trade & Invest launched “Germany Works.,” an integrated global campaign to promote the country as a premier business location for foreign investors. Melanie Wiegand, GTAI’s director of strategic marketing, lifts the lid on the operation.
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.