Economy

A container ship in the habour of Hamburg

Germany’s economy is the largest in Europe and the fourth largest in the world. In 2009 German companies exported goods valued at approximately 800 billion euros. Germany’s main exports are electro-technology, mechatronics, heavy machinery, automobiles, environmental technology, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Consumers around the world regard the label “Made in Germany” as a seal of quality. Germany is home to many trusted and renowned market leaders, such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Bayer, Siemens, ThyssenKrupp and many others. In the same way Germany fosters trade relations with partners around the world, German companies also work hard to promote international exchange of qualified professionals.


Germany Trade & Invest

Germany Trade & Invest

Germany Trade & Invest promotes Germany as a business and technology centre, supports companies based in Germany with global market information and informs and advises international companies setting up business in Germany. www.gtai.de Germany Trade & Invest

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

The offical website of the BMWi provides you with information on Germany's Energy and Technology policy, its economy and external economic relations. www.bmwi.de Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)