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David j warne

Germany:

Gateway to Europe

David J. Warne

Patrick von Wrede – Project Manager

Macao International Trade and Investment Fair

21st October 2005


David j warne

Invest in Germany, headquartered in Berlin, is the primary contact for companies establishing or expanding their corporate presence in Germany.

Invest in Germany:

Financed by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour

Promotes Germany’s advantages as a business location;

Provides target groups with sector specific information;

Connects investors to Germany’s business development networks;

Coordinates site selection proposals and tours throughout Germany.

Invest in Germany

Invest in Germany GmbH

Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2

10178 Berlin, Germany

Phone: +49-30-206-57-100 Fax: +49-30-206-57-111 E-Mail: [email protected] www.invest-in-germany.com


Why choose germany

Tradition of Industry Success

Productivity

Market Access

High Quality Specifications

Kiel

Excellent Communication

Systems

Rostock

Lübeck

Schwerin

Hamburg

Wilhelmshaven

Large Qualified Labor Pool

Bremen

Efficient Infrastructure

Berlin

Hannover

Potsdam

Magdeburg

Leipzig

Essen

Düsseldorf

Business & R&D Cooperation

Short Delivery Times

Dresden

Cologne

Erfurt

Bonn

Frankfurt

Wiesbaden

Mainz

State of the Art

Freight Villages

Central Location

Saarbrücken

Nürnberg

Heidelberg

Stuttgart

Munich

Freiburg

Dense OEM Concentration

Stable Legal Environment

Largest Market in Europe

Why Choose Germany?

A variety of competitive advantages make Germany a premier destination

for foreign investment.

Investment


Most attractive business location in europe

Most Attractive Business Location in Europe

35

30

30

25

25

20

20

15

15

10

10

5

5

0

0

Germany

France

UK

Netherlands

Germany

UK

France

Poland

30

35

30

25

25

20

20

15

15

10

10

5

5

0

0

Germany

UK

France

Scandinavia

Germany

UK

France

Scandinavia

A recent study by Ernst & Young ranked Germany #1 in several key areas:

Transport & Logistics

Domestic Market

Reason: Richest Economy

& Biggest Consumer

Reason: Central Location

& Advanced Infrastructure

1#

1#

Investment

Local Labor Skills

Research & Development Complex

1#

Reason: Most Funding

& Highest Network

Connectivity

Reason: Highest Quality

& Maximum Skill-Sets

1#

Source: Ernst & Young, “2005 European Attractiveness Survey”


The heart of europe

The Heart of Europe

A central geographic location grants access to all European markets.

European Union (2005)*

Population (millions)

460

GDP per Capita (€)

23,100

GDP Growth

2.0%

Market

3 h

Helsinki

Stockholm

1.5 h

Riga

Copenhagen

Moscow

London

Warsaw

Berlin

Brussels

24 h

Paris

Prague

24 h

Vienna

Budapest

Madrid

Rome

48 h

Athens

Source: Eurostat (Queen Tree) * Forecasted


Europe s leading economy

Europe’s Leading Economy

Country

GDP € Billion

Population Million

Germany

2207.2

82.5

United Kingdom

1715.8

59.5

France

1648.4

59.9

Italy

1351.3

57.8

Germany 21%

Spain

837.6

42.2

Netherlands

466.3

16.3

Belgium

283.8

10.4

Sweden

279.0

9.0

Austria

237.0

8.1

Poland

195.2

38.2

Denmark

194.4

5.4

Greece

165.3

11.0

Finland

149.7

5.2

Ireland

146.2

4.0

Portugal

135.0

10.5

Czech Republic

86.2

10.2

Hungary

80.8

10.1

Slovakia

33.1

5.4

Germany 18%

Slovenia

25.9

2.0

Luxembourg

25.7

0.5

Lithuania

18.0

3.4

Cyprus

12.4

0.7

Latvia

11.1

2.3

Estonia

9.0

1.4

Malta

4.3

0.4

European Union (25)

10266.5

456.4

United States

9434.0

291.7

Eurozone

7601.2

308.4

Germany is the largest market in the European Union by both GDP and population.

(2004) (2004)

GDP in Percent of EU Total (2004)

Market

Rest of European Union

Percent of Total EU Population (2004)

Rest of European Union

Source: Eurostat


Efficient transportation infrastructure

40,327

Total Railways

31,852

17,128

16,014

11,978

3,344

8,317

6,439

Major Airport

Efficient Transportation Infrastructure

Germany’s advanced infrastructure, in the center of Europe, facilitates access to European markets in all directions.

Kiel

Rostock

Lübeck

Transportation (in KM)

Schwerin

Wilhelmshaven

Hamburg

Bremen

Total Highways

Market

Inland Water

Transport

Berlin

Potsdam

Frankfurt

(Oder)

Hannover

Osnabrück

Magdeburg

Dortmund

Duisburg

Essen

Halle

7,450

Leipzig

Düsseldorf

Kassel

5,374

5,235

Dresden

3,228

Cologne

Erfurt

Chemnitz

Aachen

Bonn

Germany

Germany

France

UK

Italy

in sq. km

301,230

357,021

547,030

244,820

Frankfurt

Wiesbaden

Mainz

Bamberg

Würzberg

Kaiserslautern

Heidelberg

Nürnberg

Saarbrücken

Major Cities

Heilbronn

Navigable Waterways

Regensburg

Karlsruhe

Stuttgart

German Autobahn

Freight

Rail Networks

Ulm

Munich

Freiburg

Source: Eurostat


Demand for german products

Demand for German Products

German products find ready markets around the world.

733.5

Exports

(In € Billion, 2004)

Japan

USA

12.9

64.8

Trade

Russia

15.0

61.1

UK

Poland

18.8

Germany

17.8

75.3

Czech Republic

France

52.4

Italy

China

Brazil

4.7

21.0

Source: German Federal Statistics Office


World s 1 exporter

World’s #1 Exporter

L

Top Ten Traders (2004)

World Merchandise Trade

Exports

Imports

High quality, competitively priced goods make Germany the largest exporter.

€uro Billion (2004)

1400

1200

1226

Trade

1000

800

733

600

658

577

477

400

438

451

330

352

280

281

200

254

346

246

282

371

220

229

0

Germany

USA

China

Japan*

France

Italy

UK

Canada

Belgium

Source: United Nations Statistics Division - Commodity Trade Statistics Database, *Ministry of Finance (Japan)


Main segments of german trade

Main Segments of German Trade

Kiel

Rostock

Greifswald

Lübeck

Cuxhaven

Hamburg

Wilhelmshaven

Bremerhaven

Emden

Bremen

Berlin

Hanover

Leipzig/Halle

Düsseldorf

Cologne/Bonn

Erfurt

Frankfurt

Nürnberg

Stuttgart

Munich

Germany is a leading exporter of high quality manufactured products.

€uro Billion (2004)

140

Export by Product Segment

120

Import by Product Segment

100

80

Trade

60

40

20

Machinery & Industrial

Equipment

Communication Equipment

Electrical Machinery & Apparatus

Medical, Precision & Optical

Motor Vehicles & Trailers

Chemicals & Chemical Products

& Electronic Components

Instruments*

Maritime Freight Ports

Major Air Freight Centers

* Includes Watches and Clocks

Source: GermanFederal Statistics Office


German automobile exports

German Automobile Exports

Premium vehicles Made in Germany are appreciated around the world.

Motor Vehicles Exports in Billion €uro (2004)

Others23.8%

Switzerland2.4%

80.2

Austria2.6%

Netherlands 2.8%

Trade

Japan3.5%

68.4*

Belgium6.2%

Destination

German

Automobile

Exports

In Percent

(2004)

Spain7.0%

France7.2%

Italy10.3%

29.5

28.3

23.1

20.2

19.8

18.0

UK14.5%

6.8

6.5

USA19.7%

Source: UN Export Statistical Division - Commodity Trade Statistics Database * 2003 stats


A leader in innovation

A Leader in Innovation

Netherlands

Others

3%

Switzerland

13%

4%

Italy

USA

4%

24%

UK

4%

France

Germany

7%

23%

Japan

18%

World class human resources and a superlative R&D infrastructure make Germany fertile ground for innovation.

Countries with the most EPO patent approvals (2004).

Top 10 German Patent Segments (2004)

Productivity

Source: European Patent Office (EPO), and German Patent Office *generation, conversion, and distribution


Reducing costs through productivity

Reducing Costs through Productivity

104

102

100

98

96

94

92

High productivity rates are steadily lowering unit labor costs.

Real Unit Labor Costs of Entire National Economies

Index (1995=100)

UK

Netherlands

Productivity

USA

France

Italy

Germany

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Source: European Commission, Statistical Annex of European Economy SPRING 2005


Chemical industry

Sales (billion €uro)

112.3

135.0

142,1

148,5

#1

Production (% change)

-

+4.4

2.5

2.5

-

-

Employment (in 1000)

536

470

445

443

#1

Investment (billion €uro)

5.8

6.8

5.9

5.9

#1

Exports (billion €uro)

63.8

76.6

99.4

106.4

#1

Imports (billion €uro)

42.0

52.7

66.8

70.8

#1

R&D Expenditures (billion €uro)

5.3

7.1

7.7

-

#1

Chemical Industry

The German Chemical Sector is Europe’s industry leader.

1995

2000

2004

2005*

Intra-EU Share %

Intra-EU Rank

24.3

28.4

27.2

Industries

22.2

18.7

21

Source: VCI


Largest e commerce market in europe

Largest e-Commerce Market in Europe

180.3

Germany

22.3

97.7

UK

22.6

85.7

France

11.9

65.3

Italy

8.6

B2B

B2C

33.3

Spain

4.0

0

20

40

60

80

100

120

140

160

180

200

Increasing numbers of internet users, acceptance of online payment-billing, and high online security standards promise continued e-Commerce growth.

Business to Business and Business to Customer

In Billion €uro (2004)

Industries

Source: BITKOM


Information and communications technology

Information and Communications Technology

21.2

With a share of over 20%, Germany has the largest ICT market in Europe.

Six Largest European ICT Markets

Market Share in Percent (2004)

20.4

Industries

14.9

11.0

6.1

5.2

Source: EITO


Vehicle production and export destination

Vehicle Production and Export Destination

German vehicle production ranks #1 in Europe, and #3 in the world.

10 Largest Auto Producers

In Million Units (2003)

14

12

12.0

10

10.5

8

Industries

6

5.6

5.1

4

3.7

3.5

3.0

2.7

2

2.2

1.9

0

USA

Japan

Germany

China

France

South

Spain

Canada

Brazil

UK

Korea

Source: VDA 2004 Annual Report


Investment incentives

Grants

28%

50%

Gov. Loans, Guaranties, and Holdings

47%

25%

Down Payment of the Investor

25%

25%

Western GermanStates

Investment Incentives

Generous incentive packages reduce investment costs in Germany.

Large Companies may receive:

grants up to 35%

in Eastern Germany and

up to 18 %

in Western Germany

For Small- and Medium-Sized Companies

these packages can total up to:

Medium-sized defined:

Less than 250 employees with a maximum annual sales of € 50 million or maximum total assets of € 43 million

A large company may not hold more than a 25% share in the firm

Incentives

Small-sized defined:

Less than 50 employees with a maximum annual sales of € 10 million or maximum total assets of € 10 million

A large company must hold less than a 25% share in the investing firm

Eastern GermanStates

Source: BMWA, Invest in Germany


Regional distribution of investment incentives

Kiel

Rostock

Lübeck

Schwerin

Wilhelmshaven

Hamburg

Bremen

Berlin

Potsdam

Hannover

Frankfurt

(Oder)

Osnabrück

Magdeburg

Dortmund

Duisburg

Leipzig

Kassel

Dresden

Cologne

Erfurt

Chemnitz

Aachen

Bonn

Frankfurt

Wiesbaden

Mainz

Bamberg

Würzberg

Kaiserslautern

Heidelberg

Nürnberg

Saarbrücken

Regensburg

Karlsruhe

Stuttgart

Munich

Freiburg

Regional Distribution of Investment Incentives

Investors may profit from a variety of support programs, which vary by region.

  • Region

  • Size

  • of the

  • Company

  • A

  • B

  • C

  • D

  • E

  • Small up to:

  • Medium up to:

  • 50%

  • 50%

  • 43%

  • 43%

  • 28%

  • 28%

  • 15%

  • 7.5%

  • 15%

  • 7.5%

  • Large Companies

  • up to:

  • 35%

  • 28%

  • 18%

  • 0%

  • 0%

Incentives

KEY

Incentive Region A

100 KM

Incentive Region B

Incentive Region C

Incentive Region D

Incentive Region E

Other state and local incentives are available across all of Germany to small- and medium-sized* businesses.

* stipulated by the sizes of the parent company and owners’ holdings.

Source: BMWA Database


Global network of offices

Global Network of Offices

Your first step toward investment in Germany: www.invest-in-germany.com

Head-Quarters

Invest in Germany GmbH

Mr. Gerhart Maier & Dr. Urda Martens-Jeebe Managing Directors

Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Strasse 2

D-10178 Berlin Germany

Phone: +49-30-206 570

Fax: +49-30-206 571 11

E-mail: [email protected]

Invest in Germany LLC

Mr. Michael Rassmann

U.S. Representative

345 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10154 USA

Phone: +1-212-454-1905

Fax: +1-212-454-3220

E-mail: [email protected]

Invest in Germany

Mr. Iwami Asakawa

Japan Representative

Sanbancho KS Bldg. 5F

2-4 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku

102-0075 Tokyo, Japan

E-mail: [email protected]

Invest in Germany LLC

Mr. Kenneth Bremer

U.S. RepresentativeCentral Region

200 South Wacker Drive, 3

Chicago, IL 60606 USA

Phone: +1 312 596 8503

Fax: +1 312 596 8692

E-mail: [email protected]

Contacts

Invest in Germany

Ms. Ye Tong

China Representative

29 F POS Plaza

1600 Century Avenue, Pudong

Shanghai, China

Phone: +86-21-5081-2266

Fax: +86-21-5820-6408

E-mail: [email protected]

Invest in Germany

Edgar Horny

South America Representative 

R. Verbo Divino 1488 - 3º Andar

04719-904 São Paulo-SP, Brasil

Tel. +55 11 5187 5166

Fax. +55 11 5181 7013

E-mail: [email protected]

Invest in Germany LLC

Ms. Angelika Geiger

U.S. RepresentativeWestern Region

201 California St., Suite 450

San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: +1 415 248-1246

Fax: +1 415 627-9169

E-Mail: [email protected]


State investment agencies

State Investment Agencies

HAMBURG

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN

BREMEN

MECKLENBURG-

VORPOMMERN

LOWER SAXONY

BERLIN

SAXONY-ANHALT

NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA

SAXONY

THURINGIA

HESSEN

RHINELAND- PALATINATE

BAVARIA

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

As the federal investment promotion agency, Invest in Germany works closely with the 16 state business development authorities:

Baden-Württemberg

www.bw-invest.de

[email protected]

Bavaria

www.invest-in-bavaria.com

[email protected]

Berlin

www.berlin-partner.de

[email protected]

Brandenburg

www.zab-brandenburg.de

[email protected]

Bremen

www.big-bremen.com

[email protected]

Hamburg

www.hamburg-economy.de/

[email protected]

Hessen

www.hessen-agentur.de

[email protected]

Lower-Saxony

www.ipa-niedersachsen.de

[email protected]

BRANDENBURG

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

www.gfw-mv.com

[email protected]

North Rhine-Westphalia

www.gfw-nrw.de

[email protected]

Rhineland-Palatinate

www.isb.rlp.de

[email protected]

Saarland

www.gwsaar.com

[email protected]

Saxony

www.wfs.saxony.de

[email protected]

Saxony-Anhalt

www.wisa.de

[email protected]

Schleswig-Holstein

www.wtsh.de

[email protected]

Thuringia

www.invest-in-thueringen.org

[email protected]

Eastern Germany *

www.iic.de

[email protected]

SAARLAND

Contacts

*Industrial Investment Council Identifies business opportunities in the “New German States” for foreign investors.


For more information

For More Information

Our web-site accesses a wide array of business information on Germany.

www.invest-in-germany.com

Visit Our Website for More Information

Contacts

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