Business and Trade

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Invest in Germany

Germany is the largest national economy in Europe and the fourth-largest by nominal GDP in the world. It is also the third largest exporter in the world and its exports account for more than one-third...

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Promotion of trade

Germany is integrated into the world economy and dependent on its growth to a greater extent than many other countries.

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Choosing Germany as a seat for your international arbitration

Commercial arbitration is a popular method of dispute resolution for businesses. It enables parties to resolve disputes arising out of even the most complex transactions across different industries, jurisdictions and cultures. Choosing the seat of arbitration is an essential factor in ensuring the success of arbitration proceedings. German arbitration law and the German judiciary are arbitration-friendly.

Singapore's economy

Singapore has a highly industrialized and succesful liberal market economy characterized by openness, the absence of corruption and relatively stable prizes.

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Bilateral economic relations

Singapore is Germany's most important trading partner among the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

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EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

As an export-oriented country it is a central concern for Germany to reduce trade barriers and to develop new markets. In this respect, Free Trade Agreements are important instruments. The negotiations for the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) were already concluded in December 2012. On 20 September 2013, the treaty was initialled and presented to the public.