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.
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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.
Germany is growing more and more popular with foreign (non-EU) qualified professionals.
Numerous financial institutions shift their focus from London to the Continent in the wake of the Brexit vote.
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.
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.
The survey found that Germany continues to be by far the most attractive location in Europe.
Germany has many clusters, each with a different industry focus.
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.