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The industrial profile of Germany

Type of Production

The industrial sector constitutes 26.8% of Germany's GDP in 2019 (World Bank).
Main industries in Germany: Aerospace, Automotive, Chemical, Communications Technology, Contact Centre, Electronics, Food and Beverage, Healthcare, Logistics, Machinery and Equipment, Nanotechnology, Renewable Energies and Resources, Tourism.

Professional Associations by Sector
118 professional associations listed for Germany.
Trade Shows Database
Our database contains 2303 significant fairs and trade shows taking place in Germany. To go further, check out our database.
Upcoming Trade Shows
November 28th, 2022
Dance - Textiles, ready-to-wear - Textile, fur, accessories - Fashion, ready to wear - Shoe - Leather, leather goods - Hosiery, lingerie, underwear - Sports and recreation - Water sports, mountain - Team sports - Outdoor sports - Equestrian sports - Motorsports - Individual sports - Household linen
November 28th, 2022
Construction, public works - Masonry, carpentry, pipework - Waterproofing, roofing, plumbing, carpentry - Painting, door and window frames, wall and floor coverings - Electrical installations - Heating, air conditioning, ventilation - Sanitary equipment, kitchen, swimming pool - Plastics, rubber - Aeronautics, aero spatial - Aerospace - Space - Automobiles, lorries - Automobile subcontracting, lorries - Railway construction - Raw materials, materials, metals - Materials - Industry service - Embedded systems - Research, innovation - Technique and technology - Earth sciences - Natural sciences - Sciences - Cleaning, surveillance, protection
November 29th, 2022
Financing, aid - Higher Education - Learning - Vocational training - Management - Translation - Rental companies - Recruitment, temporary employment, outplacement - Financial information, financing, recovery - Job training, unemployment
November 29th, 2022
Banking, finance, insurance, funding - Insurance, mutual funds, pension funds - Banks - Investment funds, other financial institutions - Stock Exchange, investments - Financing, aid - Databases - Equipment - Software - Networks - Services - Telecommunications - Internet, cybersecurity - Digital solutions, Mobile applications
November 29th, 2022
Sponsorship - Exhibitions, conferences - Travel, exhibitions, incentives
November 29th, 2022
Plastics, rubber - Aeronautics, aero spatial - Aerospace - Space - Automobiles, lorries - Automobile subcontracting, lorries - Railway construction - Naval construction, boating - Raw materials, materials, metals - Materials - Industry service - Service Industry: unspecified - Outsourcing, hardware equipping - Embedded systems - Research, innovation - Recycling
November 29th, 2022
Amusement parks, fairgrounds - Hotels, accommodation - Restaurants, home deliveries - Cafes, bars, nightclubs - Travel, exhibitions, incentives - Monuments, tourist attractions - Camping, resorts
November 29th, 2022
Natural resource management, ecology - Energy - Oil - Gas - Electric energy - Renewable energy - Electrical equipment
November 29th, 2022
Marketing - Incentive - Natural resource management, ecology - Energy - Oil - Gas - Electric energy - Renewable energy - Commercial property, patents, trademarks
November 29th, 2022
Mechanical, precision - Robotics - Electricity, electronics - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components - Embedded systems - Technique and technology - Engineering
 

Type of Manufacturers

Subcontractors
The cost of labor in Germany is too high to enable it to be competitive in this type of business relationship.  Nevertheless, in some particular cases inside the country, big companies use smaller companies which are in the same sector and who are chosen as sub-contractors on the same projects.
Useful Resources
Federation of German Industries - BDI

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