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Understanding Germany: Business & Economics

This is a Germany guide

At A Glance


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The M29 bus cuts through Berlin. The one end of the line is in a working-class and immigrant neighborhood. The other is where the rich have their villas. An interesting video interview that explores social justice. 

Berlin - a constantly changing capital. Berlin has repeatedly reinvented itself - after the destruction of World War II or with challenges like the reunification. Today the modern metropolis welcomes visitors from all over the world.


This section explores the various aspects of doing business in Germany.

Business Law

  • Legal Updates
    This link provides a comprehensive guide to the legal regulations in Germany

Economics & Infrastructure

This section explores the economics and infrastructure in Germany

Germany's economy is Europe's largest based on the exports of high-quality manufactured goods. Germany is a leading exporter of machinery, vehicles, chemicals, and household equipment with a highly skilled labor force.

Additional Resources

Business Etiquette

Learn some basic German business culture before making your trip.

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