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Sep 28, 2012, 09:00 ET

Billion Dollar German Seaport Project Completed

Supply chain and logistics businesses set to profit, say Germany Trade & Invest experts at this year's Council of Supply Chain Management...

Sep 26, 2012, 09:58 ET

US Companies Remain Top Investor in Germany

AmCham Germany: American subsidiaries praise well-educated workers, increase sales by exporting from Germany Despite the ongoing turbulence...

Sep 23, 2012, 09:00 ET

German Solar Installations Surpass 30 GWp Milestone

Germany installed roughly 320 MWp of solar power in August, according to initial reports. This addition has bumped Germany past 30 GWp,...

Sep 17, 2012, 09:00 ET

Germany Prioritizes Medical Biotechnology with New Initiatives

The new round of funding by Germany's Ministry of Education and Research will provide EUR 40 million for biotechnology research. At the same time,...

Sep 09, 2012, 11:15 ET

German-American Economic Ties Strengthened by Machines

The German and American machinery industries are more interlocked than ever. Demand for German machines in the USA, Canada, and Mexico have grown...

Aug 14, 2012, 08:00 ET

German Games Market Grows Slightly in 2012

Germans spent over EUR 845 million on games in the first half of 2012, according to the latest data from German Trade Association of Interactive...

Jul 31, 2012, 09:30 ET

Germany Relaxes Visa Rules for Entrepreneurs and Skilled Workers

Starting tomorrow, many foreign investors and their foreign employees will have an easier time obtaining a residence permit in Germany. Two key...

Jul 09, 2012, 08:05 ET

Solar Power in Germany Increases 40 Percent

 Solar power accounted for 10 percent of Germany's total electricity production in May, an increase of 40 percent from the previous...

Jun 25, 2012, 09:00 ET

Germany Turns the Spotlight on LED Technologies

With an expected double digit annual growth through 2018, the German LED lighting sector is expanding rapidly. The new energy era in Germany has...

Jun 22, 2012, 09:10 ET

Euro Crisis Drives Investors to Germany

Investments in Germany increased at an unprecedented rate last year, according to a new report by Ernst & Young. Despite the ongoing euro...

Jun 17, 2012, 10:00 ET

Biotechnology and Environmental Protection at this Year's ACHEMA

Germany Trade & Invest attends the most important exhibition in the chemical industry From having the image of an environmental enemy to...

Jun 12, 2012, 09:00 ET

German Solar Installations to Move from Parks to Rooftops

Europe is set to dominate the own consumption segment, with growth of up to 150 GWp by 2020. More than half of all installed solar capacity...

Jun 01, 2012, 10:55 ET

German Wind Industry Anticipates Breakthroughs

Last week an initial breakthrough was made to further accelerate Germany's shift to renewable energy. The country's four major grid operators...

May 13, 2012, 09:00 ET

German Economy Driving European Growth in Business Services

The global market for business services dropped over 20 percent year over year in the first quarter of 2012, but German-speaking markets still...

May 06, 2012, 13:00 ET

Germany Accelerates Implementation of Emobility Infrastructure

While global sales of German autos are outpacing the competition, significant efforts are underway to expand the emobility infrastructure in...

Apr 23, 2012, 10:00 ET

International Entrepreneurs Meet on iXPOS

Entrepreneurs and companies from around the world will attend the Hannover Messe from April 23-27. The international trade show is the world's...

Apr 23, 2012, 09:00 ET

LTE Reaches Rural Germany First

The first places to receive LTE coverage in Germany were not global cities like Berlin or Munich. Towns of 5,000 inhabitants or less were...

Apr 20, 2012, 09:00 ET

Need a Job? Try Powering Germany's Export Engine

Logistics companies in Germany are planning to hire up to 50,000 workers this year, according to a new study by German industry association BVL....

Apr 19, 2012, 09:00 ET

Germany Still Leading the Green Revolution

Germany Trade & Invest showcases the latest business opportunities at Hannover Messe 2012, the world's leading industrial...

Apr 13, 2012, 09:00 ET

China Outsourcing Wind Production to Germany?

- New wind installations in Germany grew 30 percent in 2011 - Now Chinese companies are building factories in Germany The Chinese subsidiary...