From summer 2021 most COVID restrictions were lifted in the UK, marking a gradual, ongoing return to normalcy. A number of companies took the opportunity to revisit and restart investment projects in Germany that had been put on hold.
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Sweden wants to take more of its originative designs to foreign markets. Germany Trade & Invest’s Sweden representative Michał Woźniak and Ralph-Georg Tischer, managing director of the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, discuss why Germany is its main focus.
We caught up with Robert Scheid, Director of GTAI’s London Office, and asked him about larger UK-to-Germany business trends. He predicts a massive investment backlog in the years to come.
GTAI’s new report on foreign direct investment shows that Germany remains a top destination for global investors.
Germany’s reputation as a business location has rarely been better among US companies. Frank Sportolari, the president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Germany, says that’s down to a number of physical, cultural and economic qualities.
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 number of companies from the UK expanding to Germany hit an all-time record in 2019. GTAI Expert Richard Todd discusses why.
Many people in the west are concerned about the number of businesses being taken over by Chinese buyers. But a team of researchers from the network “Econopol Europe,” led by the head of Germany’s prestigious Ifo Institute, suggests that such fears may be misplaced.
The Czech Republic may be relatively small compared to its neighbor Germany, but Czechs definitely think big when investing across the border.
The Sierra Nevada Corporation chose Saxony for a EUR 400 million investment to build short-haul passenger aircraft.