Sinotrans, the logistics division of China Merchants Group (CMG), has established its own rail link between Shenzhen and Duisburg, offering a new connection for freight transport between the Pearl River Delta and Europe.
Why does it pay to come to Germany? What are the USP’s of this location, rated one of the most attractive business environments in the world? Our “Location”-pieces answer these questions.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted millions of people’s holiday plans and rocked the travel industry. But there are a few winners from all the disruption – one of which is motorhomes and vacation vehicles.
Online retail is booming, with some 3.65 billion packages being sent in Germany in 2019 and that figure likely to rise considerably because of the coronavirus pandemic. This has led to a veritable deluge of packaging waste – a problem German French start-up LivingPackets aims to solve with something called, simply, The Box.
The German government is projecting 4.4 percent growth for 2021, with the economy likely to return to pre-corona levels in early 2022.
The Japanese state-owned investment and foreign trade promotion organization JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) has opened an office in the Bavarian capital Munich. The move underscores the growing relationship between the Asian economic powerhouse and the southern German state.
The northern German city of Hamburg has extended a program to subsidizing the purchase of electric and conventional cargo bicycles.
The renowned American pollster Gallup says that German leadership draws higher approval than that of any other country in the world.
There’s an unusual sight on the roads of the northern German city of Bremen: a hydrogen-hybrid garbage truck. It’s the first time such a vehicle, which features both battery and fuel-cell technology, has ever been used in practice.
Stuttgart’s Hawk supercomputer has set a new German standard in speed.
Berlin, Hamburg and Munich may grab more headlines, yet slowly but surely the eastern German city of Leipzig is beginning to attract attention as an excellent place to live and work.