Seen from Germany

Germany: an ecological tax that needs rethinking

The 2010/05/04 at 12:29
Germany’s decade-old experience in implementing an ecological tax has resulted in failure. Despite its e...

German Chambers of Commerce - A resurgence of “Made in Germany”

The 2010/10/04 at 10:50
Keen to adapt to the current economic context, more and more German business leaders are thinking of repatriating activities once relocated overseas.

German Chambers of Commerce: tested industrial performance

The 2011/02/28 at 11:42
German industry has swept away the effects of the crisis. And contrary to what may be generally believed, neither working hours nor productivity per employee are longer or higher than in France.

Solutions: TÜV SÜD developing in France

The 2011/03/31 at 10:41
With almost a century and a half of experience, TÜV SÜD, the German company specialising in quality and security, has established a reputation of reliability and rigour. Its development on overseas markets is based on its capacity to take into account the needs of all companies including SMEs and VSEs.

AHK Tunisia: promoting Tunisia in Germany

The 2011/05/27 at 13:17
In a context of political stabilisation and the approach of elections, the German Chamber of Commerce (A...

Germany- Algeria: new wind for bilateral cooperation

The 2011/10/03 at 08:25
The economic rapprochement between Germany and Algeria is gaining speed. In the space of ten years, trad...

In Berlin, real estate is under assault from the Greek middle class

The 2011/11/16 at 06:05
As a result of the debt crisis, Greek liquid funds are now a rare thing… in Greece at least.

StudiVZ, the German Facebook clone, tripped up by its model

The 2011/11/25 at 06:40
On the Web, survival depends on innovation. A costly lesson that the “German Facebook” has learned.

No fear of a clampdown on credit amongst German SMEs

The 2011/12/09 at 06:45
A survey reveals that German SMEs feel ready to tackle tensions on the financial and interbank market.

Why doesn’t Germany have a minimum salary?

The 2011/12/12 at 06:45
Germany is one of the rare European countries not to have a minimum salary.

Former East Germany appears to be reindustrialising successfully

The 2012/01/02 at 06:42
The density per inhabitant of industries that are world leaders in their sector is higher in East than W...

German employers say no to the financial transactions tax

The 2011/12/29 at 06:50
German employer federations are opposed to the introduction of this tax. The German economic world fears...

In Germany, temp agencies struggle to find candidates

The 2012/01/09 at 06:55
Germany’s employment market boom has resulted in the poaching of temp workers from temp agencies by their clients

France’s job-creating sectors: a comparison with Germany

The 2012/01/25 at 06:50
Overview from Isabelle Bourgeois, Researcher at the CIRAC.

Do you speak German?

The 2012/01/27 at 08:00
More and more young graduates from Spain, Greece and Portugal are taking up German. Their aim: to settle in Germany, Europe’s new Eldorado for employment.

France-Germany: tax harmonisation left on the wayside?

The 2012/01/31 at 06:30
Defending the idea of a social VAT, French President Nicolas Sarkozy is sending mixed signals to its Ger...
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