Economic Cooperation

Bilateral economic relations

The economic relations between Ethiopia and Germany are well established - read more!

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The Energiewende moves forward: the German Government sets out the parameters for energy and climate policy over the next few years

Germany wants to increase the percentage of its electricity supply that comes from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources to between 40 and 45 percent by 2025 and then to between 55 and 60 percent by 2035. By the same token, this should enable CO2 emissions to be reduced by 40 percent by 2020.

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SCIENCE AND INNOVATION: OECD Country Profiles GERMANY

Germany has the EU’s largest innovation system. It supports an export-oriented economy with a thick layer of internationally competitive firms, notably in manufacturing....

German Health Care Works Worldwide

German Health Care Works Worldwide   Germany's health care service works for the people it serves, at home and abroad. This can be attributed, first and foremost, to the country's years of experience in delivering innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services to domestic and foreign users. The initiative "Health – Made in Germany" now aims to bring the German health care industry's strengths to even more places around the world.

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The energy turnaround challenge

Jühnde is a place with a lot of energy: the village with 800 inhabitants in Lower Saxony became Germany’s first bioenergy village in 2005. It is completely self-sufficient with its own supply of power and heating from biomass. The pioneering project awakened a great deal of worldwide interest. Delegations travelled from the USA and Japan to learn how energy is produced from liquid manure, maize and grain in a biogas plant.

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IDEAS - Innovation Prosperity

Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service

The Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service is the central point of contact for any questions concerning research and innovation funding. The centre informs potential applicants about the federal research structure, funding programmes and the persons to contact as well as about current funding priorities and initiatives.

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Germany as a location for business and investment

Germany's location at the heart of Europe gives foreign investors and visitors to trade fairs access to the entire European Union market. Make use of this opportunity!

The promotion of foreign trade

Here you will find information on the economic situation in Ethiopia and an overview of the foreign trade promotion by the Federal Foreign Office.

RETech - The internet portal all around waste management and recycling "Made in Germany"

The portal presents all aspects of the German industry: From proven and innvovative technologies to legislation, financing, stakeholders and international projects. In addition, it offers possibilities to connect with German companies and institutions. The internet portal is part of Export Initiative Recycling and Efficiency Technologies by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, promoting knowledge transfers and technology export in waste management and recycling.

German Business Portal

German Business Portal

supports your business with Germany. It offers answers to all trade-related questions and concerns and facilitates crossborder trade in the field of goods and services – from work permit to customs duty. All information is provided in English straight to your desktop at

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The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was founded on 26th January 2009 in Bonn. 

News about IRENA view at the attached link!

Economic Cooperation

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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Logo Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

Deutschland - Portal

The Deutschland Portal is the central, non-commercial access to Germany on the Internet.

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Dec 11, 2017 4:52 PM

Russia, Egypt sign deal to construct nuclear power plant

Egypt and Russia have signed a contract to build Egypt's first nuclear power plant during a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader also voiced a willingness to resume direct flights to Egypt.


Dec 11, 2017 4:08 PM

VW chief questions German diesel subsidies

The head of the world's biggest carmaker Volkswagen has issued an unprecedented call to end tax breaks for diesel fuel in Germany, saying the technology must make way for cleaner ways of driving.


Dec 11, 2017 3:06 PM

Brexit: Hard-liners angered by Royal Mail's refusal to release Brexit stamp

British advocates of Brexit have slammed the UK's postal service following reports that it will not produce a stamp marking the country's exit from the EU. Some MPs said they'd push Royal Mail to reverse its decision.


Dec 11, 2017 12:34 PM

Winds of change: France faces challenges as it embraces offshore wind power

France has launched its first offshore turbine to curb reliance on nuclear and reach climate goals ? France could become Europe's second-largest wind energy producer after Germany. But the transition brings problems.


Dec 11, 2017 11:17 AM

Saudi Arabia to reopen cinemas after 35-year ban

The government has said it will start granting cinema licenses immediately. Many Saudis could be enjoying the big screen as early as March.


Dec 11, 2017 9:48 AM

China denies using social media to infiltrate German politics and business circles

China's spy agency created fake LinkedIn profiles to infiltrate political and business circles, a German intelligence service has said. China has called on Germany to avoid undermining bilateral relations.


Dec 11, 2017 5:25 AM

SIPRI: Weapons sales up again worldwide

Arms sales are increasing around the world. The current report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows that the main beneficiaries are armaments groups in the US and Western Europe.


Dec 11, 2017 2:28 AM

New Berlin-Munich high-speed train experiences another glitch

A high-speed train running the Berlin-Munich route had some technical problems on its first regular day of service. The ?10 billion line is intended to cut travel time between the two cities from six to four hours.