Automotive Industry


The automotive industry is in the midst of the greatest revolution since the invention of the car itself. New powertrains, electronic engines and, last but certainly not least, the driverless car are having a drastic impact on the world of...

Banking & Insurance


The financial sector is in an unprecedented state of transformation on both a domestic and international level. Increasing regulatory complexity and volatile markets, coupled with greater market transparency fuelled by the internet are...

Construction


The German construction sector has been enjoying a steady upwards trend for the last several years New developments like the refugee crisis, as well as emerging industry trends like digitisation and the need to increase efficiency are...

Chemical industry


Germany has been one of the most important countries in the chemical sector since the beginning of the industrial revolution and chemicals have been one of the country’s most successful industries, serving as a cornerstone of German...

Electronics Industry


In the smart and digital age, there is increased demand on electronic technology to deliver products and solutions in answer to industry 4.0, e-mobility and the energy revolution.

Energy Sector


The energy revolution has confronted energy providers and public utility companies with tremendous challenges. The entire industry is in a state of upheaval. Energy markets of the future won’t revolve around the supply of electricity...

Healthcare


You’d be hard pressed to find another sector as heavily regulated and beset with as many interest groups as healthcare. Not everything that is technologically feasible is ethically desirable – not to mention affordable in socialist...

ICT & Media


The information and communications technology sector in Germany has experienced greater growth over the past several years than the German economy itself. Responsible for employing over 1 million people and generating roughly EUR 160...

Retail and Food Industry


The FMCG industry and retail are key sectors in the German economy. Issues like environmentally friendly and sustainable consumption, continuing digitisation and a high degree of competition are influencing retail and the sector.

Mechanical & Systems Engineering


Mechanical and systems engineering has traditionally been heavily export orientated in Germany. As such, long-term strategic planning can quickly be overtaken by geopolitical and economic developments.

Exhibition Industry


Despite mounting international competition, Germany remains a top trade fair destination when it comes to organising international exhibitions. Thanks to a relatively positive economic outlook and the efficiency of trade fairs as a tool for...

Transportation & Shipping


The globalisation of production and consumption has fuelled transportation for years. Roughly 2.8 billion packages were transported across Germany by different shipping providers in 2015 – 1.3 billion of which were purchased online.