The promotion of foreign trade

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Germany Trade & 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.

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.

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Jan 23, 2018 1:53 PM

EU tax haven blacklist: Finance ministers remove eight countries, including Panama

Officials and activists have decried a decision by EU ministers to remove several states from a tax haven blacklist. Among those delisted is Panama, less than two years after its secretive tax loopholes were leaked.


Jan 23, 2018 12:21 PM

Forced labor still rampant in Thai fishing industry

Abuse, forced labor and trafficking continue in Thailand's fishing industry, says a new report. It comes almost three years after the EU threatened to ban Thai fishing products if Bangkok didn't get its act in order.


Jan 23, 2018 9:47 AM

US 'America First' tariffs on washing machines and solar panels anger China, South Korea

China and South Korea have accused the US of abusing global trade rules after Donald Trump approved import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines. The move marks the latest salvo of Trump's "America First" agenda.


Jan 23, 2018 8:04 AM

Niki assets go back to former founder Niki Lauda

Austrian carrier Niki has been sold back to its founder, ex-Formula One champion Niki Lauda. He had signaled for months that he would be interested in once again owning the former subsidiary of insolvent Air Berlin.


Jan 23, 2018 6:00 AM

Democrats vote to temporarily end US government shutdown

Both the US Senate and the House have voted to restore funding to government agencies ? for now. Democrats are unhappy about Republican immigration reforms, but agreed to extend funding until early February.


Jan 23, 2018 5:15 AM

Facebook should pay for news, Rupert Murdoch says

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has urged Facebook to pay "trusted" news outlets for the stories placed in users' feeds. The call comes as consumers increasingly rely on social media sites for news and other information.


Jan 23, 2018 3:57 AM

Greece secures billions as bailout enters final stages

Eurozone finance ministers have reached a "political agreement" to grant Greece ?6.7 billion in bailout money. The ministers praised Greece's progress, putting it on track to leave its bailout program this year.


Jan 23, 2018 3:12 AM

Hong Kong bookseller 'seized on China train in front of diplomats'

Three months after his release from a two-year detention, publisher Gui Minhai has been detained again on a train to Beijing, his daughter says. His firm specializes in printing gossipy tales about China's leaders.


The promotion of foreign trade

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