Zeche Zollverein at night Enlarge image Dream factory at night (© dpa/pa) The Economics department of the Consulate General monitors the development of various business sectors in India. It works closely with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce and Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI) , the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany, for promoting and nurturing business activities. The representatives of the Economics department visit events and trade fairs within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General and report regularly on their trends and success and make recommendations on the same.

Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI )

Germany Trade and Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization provides up-to-date information to German companies seeking to expand their businesses abroad. It promotes Germany as a business and technology location to companies abroad that secure and create jobs in Germany. It offers expert advice and support to potential foreign investors looking to enter the German markets. In Mumbai, the GTAI operates from the premises of the Indo-German Chamber of commerce.

Indo-German Chamber of Commerce - Deutsch-Indische Handelskammer Mumbai

The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce was established in 1956 in Mumbai and now has branch offices in 5 other Indian cities and a liaision office in Düsseldorf. The IGCC offers German and Indian companies a wide spectrum of services ranging from advice and consultation to market research and legal services among others.

Detailed information, contacts and a series of publications are available on the IGCC website.

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Representative offices of the States and regions

The federal states of Germany and its regions conduct their independent promotional activities worldwide and thus intensify the bilateral relations on the state and regional levels. Within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General, the federal states of Hamburg, Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia as well as the region of Frankfurt-Rhein-Main have their respective offices, which focus on the economic promotion of their region.

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Trade Fairs in Mumbai and Maharashtra

Mumbai with its innumerable events is an attractive location for trade fairs. Its offers national as well as international exhibitors a great platform to showcase their latest products and technologies.

OECD Guidelines

Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

The deutsche Nationale Kontaktstelle (NKS) for OECD-guidelines are available here. The link also offers further information on foreign trade.

Destination Germany

Germany - The Country of Investments!

Search and Find!

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The export database of the Federation of German Industry (BDI) and the supplier search engine "Wer liefert was?" are useful tools for locating German suppliers.

Discover Germany

Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square

The monthly newsletter of the German National Tourist Board offers inspiration to explore Germany by providing suggestions for attractions under the topics of towns and cities, scenic routes, national parks and nature parks etc. Come discover Germany!