Globalization and World Trade

Trade and investment, competition and social justice: current information and background on globalization and world trade

Industry and human rights

Germany has adopted a National Action Plan to hold companies accountable. Some firms have already committed themselves in exemplary fashion to protecting human rights.

Global player

Why is German industry so successful internationally? Of course, Germany makes good products – but these five factors also play their part.

German foreign trade

These portals inform you about the diverse possibilities for cooperation, as well as statistics and facts about German foreign trade.

“Shift to Vietnam”

New EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement means Vietnam could compete with other large Asian countries. Marco Walde, GIC/AHK Managing Director Vietnam, explains why.

“More free trade”

The Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business will be taking place in Jakarta at the beginning of November. Asia speaker Hubert Lienhard explains why now in particular the region is so very important.

“Over 30 percent more exports”

Who benefits most from the free-trade agreement between the EU and Japan? Marcus Schürmann, Managing Director of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, believes there is immense potential.