Economy & Trade Resources

Recognition in Germany

Recognition in Germany

This portal takes you through the procedure for recognition of foreign professional qualifications in Germany.

Indo German Chamber of Commerce

The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC)

IGCC, established in 1956 is the largest bi-national German Chamber worldwide with over 6,500 members. Through its head office in Mumbai and branch offices in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and Pune, the chamber plays an important role in promoting trade and investment between and Germany.

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Germany Trade and Invest

Germany Trade and Invest offers companies established in Germany up-to-date information on foreign markets, international tender opportunities, investment and development projects, legal information, customs regulations, as well as access to international business partners. 

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iMOVE – “Training – Made in Germany“

The initiative iMOVE was established by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in 2001, in order to promote international business relations of German training providers with international public and private organisations. iMOVE services include a mulilingual database which contains information about German training providers, seminars, trainings, and trade missions abroad.  

iXPOS – The German Business Portal

iXPOS – The German Business Portal

iXPOS – The German Business Portal - steers all your trade-related questions about Germany through the right channels. This one-stop portal provides useful information about Germany, its industry sectors, market entry requirements and supporting institutions. In addition, the new interactive iXPOS Export Community enables you to personalise your interests, participate in the forum, publish your business inquiries as well as find potential business partners.

VDMA

VDMA

VDMA based in Frankfurt, is the largest industry branch association in German consisting of 3000 member companies. Founded in 1892, it now looks back on a 118 years old history. With offices in Kolkata, Noida and Bangalore , VDMA supports it member companies by their activities in India and helps to foster Indo-German Trade in the engineering sector.

German Federal Statistical Office

An official source to get statistical information about Germany. It also operates Germany's largest specialised library on statistics in Wiesbaden. 

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"Wer liefert was?": The Supplier Seach Engine

"Wer liefert was?" is the leading supplier search engine in buiness-to-business. Users can search here free of charge. Every month on this website over 1.5 million purchasing decision-makers conduct their search for suitable manufacturers, service providers and distributors.

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau

KfW Bankengruppe

KfW Bankengruppe (KfW banking group) gives impulses for the economy, society and ecology in Germany, Europe and the world over. As a promotional bank of the Federal Republic and the federal states, it has a special responsibility for the sustainable improvement of the economic, social and ecological living conditions. 

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DEG

DEG, member of KfW Bankengruppe (KfW banking group), finances investments of private companies in developing and transition countries. As one of Europe’s largest development finance institutions, it promotes private business structures to contribute to sustainable economic growth and improved living conditions. 

Resources

Resources

2011 Annual Economic Report

2011 Annual Economic Report

Last year, the German economy achieved its strongest rate of growth since reunification. Germany benefited from the rapid rebound of global trade and the dynamic pace of growth in the world’s emerging economies. The 2011 Annual Economic Report 'Germany on the upswing: securing the prosperity of tomorrow' published by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology highlights these achievements.

Investment Guide to Germany

Investment Guide to Germany

This annual publication provides an informative and easily understandable tour of Germany’s business landscape, helping make it easier than ever to access the German market.  

Germany’s Business Environment: A Brief Guide

Germany’s Business Environment: A Brief Guide

A compact guide to Germany´s business environment compiled by GTAI