Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Useful Links for Germany
Emerging Markets Insights
Microsite produced by HSBC which features the bank's Emerging Markets Insights annual report, together with the quarterly Emerging Markets Index, which provides insight into future trends and the health of the global economy. The data is accompanied by expert analysis.
Germany Trade & Invest
Germany Trade & Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organisation advises foreign companies looking to expand their business activities in the German market.
SOLVIT - Overcoming Trade Barriers
If you are facing trade barriers caused by the misapplication of EU law, or resulting from national regulation or practices that go against the spirit of the Single Market then BIS' EU Market Access Team might be able to help.
Podcasts - Regional Language Network
Free podcasts on doing business abroad. Included is information on business etiquette, culture and language. First choose your region and then free registration is required.
Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe
COBCOE is a not for profit umbrella organisation working closely with its British bilateral member chambers in Europe to advance international trade and business with the United Kingdom.
The website of the European Commission provides information on the EU policies and laws as well as events and news.
SIMAP Gateway to European public procurement provides access to most important information about public procurement in Europe.
The Virtual Community of World Conference of Trade Promotion Organisations (TPOs) lists the members of the European Trade Promotion Organisation (ETPO), together with their websites.
Destatis - Federal Statistical Office Germany
Provides a variety of statistical reports and data. Available in German and English.
British Embassy Germany
Information about the British Embassy and Consulates in Germany.
British Chamber of Commerce in Germany (BCCG)
BCCG and its large British-German entrepreneural and institutional network are a first port of call for companies and professionals seeking advice in British-German business and trade. Available in English and German.
German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce
This London based business-to-business organisation helps companies to start or to expand their export activities through providing business contacts, information and advice. Available in English and German.
GelbeSeiten (German Yellow Pages)
The German Yellow Pages business directory is only available in German.
DIHK - Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce
DIHK is the central organisation for German Chambers of Industry and Commerce. All German companies registered in Germany (with the exception of handicraft businesses, the free professions and farms) are required by law to join a Chamber. Available in German and English.
UK Trade & Investment in Germany
German language website that explains the relevance of UKTI to German businesses and provides information about trading with Germany.
German Federal Government Website
Provides information on the German Federal Government and the Federal Ministries. Available in German and English.
Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Provides information on the German economy. Available in German and English.
Europa is the Gateway to the European Union portal, which provides news and information on all aspects of the EU.