German economy remains strong

The promotion of foreign trade

Promoting German economic interests is a priority task for the missions abroad.

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Germany as a location for business and investment

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

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Economic Cooperation

Economic cooperation is a main focus of the bilateral relations between Germany and Laos. More information can be found on the following page:

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Research and technology

Today, research and development-intensive industries account for more than half of all industrial production in Germany. Here you will find information about the major German research institutions.

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Climate and Environment

The goal of Germany's Energiewende, or energy tranformation, is very clear. To make energy production in Germany sustainable and act responsibly for subsequent generations. The target: by 2050, 80 percent of Germany's electricity should be from renewables.


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