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.

Lower Immigration Barriers

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.

Germany Works.

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.

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.