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Germany’s clean energy holiday weekend

Press Release May 03, 2017   Coal and nuclear energy sources reduced to near-complete standby Berlin (GTAI) – A combination of breezy and sunny weather in the north and warm weather in the south saw Germany’s May 1 holiday weekend powered almost exclusively by renewable resources, according to the Agora Energiewende Initiative. Most of Germany’s […]

Germany jumps to number two in FDI index

Press Release Apr 19, 2017   Brexit disruptions affect FDI order Berlin (GTAI) – A new study from consultancy firm AT Kearney has placed Germany at number two, behind the USA, in the ranking of attractive countries for foreign direct investment (FDI). The study indicates that the planned exit of the United Kingdom from the […]

‚Made in Germany‘ the global benchmark

Press Release Mar 27, 2017   Manufacturing brand takes top spot in international survey Berlin (GTAI) – Germany’s reputation for producing goods of the highest quality remains intact, according to the 2017 Made In Country Index (MICI) created by Statista. Europe’s strongest economy’s ‘Made-in’ brand just pipped Switzerland and the EU to the top spot […]

Digital Strategy 2025 – one year on

Press Release Mar 20, 2017   Germany’s ICT sector is forecast to grow rapidly Berlin (GTAI) – At the 2016 CeBit, then Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Sigmar Gabriel laid out a ten-point programme for Germany entitled ‘Digital Strategy 2025’. The overall target was to be the global leaders in the new wave of […]

Germany sees foreign trade spike

Press Release Mar 14, 2017   Exports outside the EU lead the way Berlin (GTAI) – Germany’s federal statistics office Destatis has reported a sharp increase in year-on-year foreign trade for January 2017. January’s exports, relative to January 2016, were 11.8% up, while imports rose at almost the same rate, 11.7%. After calendar and seasonal […]

Between health apps and nursing robots

Press Release Mar 02, 2017   Market for e-Health keeps growing Berlin (GTAI, bvitg e.V., Messe Berlin) – Around the world the subject of e-Health is steadily gaining in importance, whether it involves electronic patient files, online video consultations or all the various services connected with the subject of the ‘paperless hospital’. This explains why […]