Here, you'll find both general and sector-specific foreign trade information and offers.

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Invest in Bavaria

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Invest in Bavaria is the business promotion agency of Bayern International GmbH of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy. It provides comprehensive information and current news regarding Bavaria as a place for doing business and investing.

Germany Trade & Invest

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The Federal Republic of Germany's economic development agency provides information on all of the world's important markets; on programmes, calls for bids and projects from multilateral institutions; as well as on customs and legislative requirements. 

Cluster Initiative Bavaria in 17 sectors

Cluster Initiative

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With the Cluster Initiative Bavaria, the Bavarian State Government is intensifying the development of a state-wide network among companies, research institutions, service providers and investors. The clusters are active in 17 sectors.


Federal Customs Administration

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Among other things, Germany's Federal Customs Administration is responsible for checking goods crossing the country’s borders (land borders with other countries, airports and sea ports) as well as for establishing and collecting import duties (customs, import sales tax and excise taxes).

Foreign trade services for Bavarian companies

Foreign Trade at the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy

The Foreign Trade Department at the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy bundles information regarding individual stakeholders in Bavaria's foreign trade. You can also download and order brochures from the us free of charge.

Bayern International

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Bayern International provides information on Bavaria's trade fair participation programme, on delegation trips/visits and entrepreneur trips, on international training, on key Bavarian technologies and much more. Bayern International's event database facilitates quick access to foreign trade events organised by Bavarian ministries, chambers and associations.

Foreign Trade Portal

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The Foreign Trade Portal of the Bavarian Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Chambers of Crafts & Trades, in cooperation with Bayern International, provides small and medium-sized companies with comprehensive information about exporting.

Bayern Handwerk International

Bayern Handwerk International provides information on current events involving Bavarian crafts and trades with regard to services and construction works abroad, as well as on trade show participation. It also offers on-demand information regarding international business.

Foreign Trade Centre of Bavaria

The Bavarian Foreign Trade Centre runs projects for cooperation ventures and tapping new markets, as well as conventions, forums and events covering various regions throughout the world and general topics, such as customs, for example.

Federal foreign trade programmes available for German companies

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

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The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy supports German companies in successfully developing foreign markets. It also offers services for international investors.

ixpos - the International Business Portal

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The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy provides information on the Internet regarding international business, international business promotion, financing assistance, trade policy, international business law and business opportunities for companies with international organisations. At the initiative of the Federal Ministry, the ixpos guide illuminates the spectrum of programmes associated with Germany's promotional activities for foreign trade.

German Chambers of Commerce Abroad

You'll find some 120 offices of the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad in over 80 countries supporting companies abroad. At, visitors can discover how Germany's federal government supports the international activities of German companies and banks.


Federal Statistical Office

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Germany's Federal Statistics Office supplies, among other things, data on Germany's foreign trade, publications on international reference figures, annals on international statistics and the "Country Profiles" series.


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The European Union's statistics information service. On the website of Germany's European Data Service, you'll have free access to all harmonised data and publications from Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities.

Renewable Energies Export Initiative

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The Renewable Energies Export Initiative supports German companies by supplying information, by networking existing initiatives and activities as well as by actively assisting companies in international projects for exporting renewable energy technologies.

Energy Efficiency Export Initiative

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The Energy Efficiency Export Initiative supports companies with individually tailored business trips for establishing business contacts with potential partner companies abroad.

Healthcare Export Initiative

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The Healthcare Export Initiative offers a programme specifically tailored to companies from the healthcare sector, especially for medical technology, medical biotechnology, telemedicine and healthcare related services.


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DEinternational offers sector-specific market information.

International business services for German companies in Europe

Enterprise Europe Network

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The EU's "Enterprise Europe Network" - consisting of 50 experts from ten Bavarian organisations - provides consultation on questions regarding business development all over Europe, EU funding programmes, public procurement, market development and fostering innovation.

Market Access Database

This European Community database provides information on third-country markets, especially with regard to procedural requirements for export and import, duties and taxes, and the particularities that need to be observed.

Your Europe - Business

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The European Commission set up the new portal "Your Europe - Business" to make it easier for European entrepreneurs to do business in other EU countries.