Germany is losing competitiveness – a new low in an international comparison of locations

Berlin, Düsseldorf Angela Merkel (CDU) had to listen to criticism from business representatives right at the start. Shortly before she was elected Chancellor in November … Read more

DIHK is placed under the legal supervision of the Minister of Economics

Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier (CDU) Altmaier wants to ensure the functionality of the DIHK and at the same time set limits. (Foto: imago images/Christian … Read more

Peter Adrian is to follow Eric Schweitzer in March

Peter Adrian The 63-year-old has been President of the Trier Chamber of Commerce since 2006. (Photo: IHK Trier) Berlin The German Chamber of Commerce and … Read more

These measures are planned for December

Berlin In view of the unchanged high number of infections, the federal states apparently see no way to weaken the current restrictions. The existing partial … Read more

New rules for November lockdown

Berlin Three days before the next meeting of the country heads, there are many indications that the partial lockdown will be extended. “As things stand, … Read more

The second lockdown divides the economy

Düsseldorf The tough restrictions that the federal and state governments have decided to combat the pandemic are causing controversy in the German economy. Anton F. … Read more

Mittelstand asks Merkel for help

According to a letter dated August 22nd from the President of the Mittelstandsverbund ZGV, Eckhard Schwarzer, to Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU), nothing less than the … Read more

Corona: Insolvency administrators warn of zombie companies

Berlin, Düsseldorf Germany’s insolvency administrators vehemently warn against further suspending the obligation to file for company bankruptcies. “For a short time, the suspension of the … Read more