fewer suppliers also creates opportunities The trend towards using fewer suppliers also creates opportunities for Bons & Evers, whose business model allows the client to buy all its brass, aluminium and copper components from a single source (one-stop shopping). The automotive industry recognises the benefits of this model and is
Martin Luther The institute Martin Luther The institute focuses on soil, plant, animal and nutrition sciences as well as University Halle- agricultural socio economics. Research is based on 21 professorships. Wittenberg Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Science EU Forecast euf:ba18h:71/nws-01
Occupational pensions Occupational pensions provide an opportunity to supplement public pensions from private sources at relatively low cost and are the most common form of private pensions in Germany. Workers have the legal right to join an occupational pension plan, but need to take an active decision to do so.
MEMBERsHIPs Membership in an AHK provides companies with a wide and varied range of attractive services and benefits that are valuable to businesses of all sizes. The most important benefit is provided by the unique network at the disposal of the AHKs, through which they are well connected with bu-
A foreign business A foreign business is a business that does not have a business domicile, registered offce, place of management or permanent establishment in Germany. “Permanent establishment” is de- fned as a fxed establishment. If a business established in the EU intends to apply for input VAT refund procedure
The German Federal Bank reports Europe leads: Regional origin and sectoral distri buti on of foreign direct investment in Germany The German Federal Bank reports that China holds only 0. 3 percent of Germany’ s total FDI stock, whereas Asian countries together hold about 6 percent. Of this, Japan alone
Public pension entitlements Public pension entitlements relative to wages are lower than in many OECD countries and past pension reforms will reduce this ratio further. While old-age poverty is not a major concern in Germany today, poverty risks among the elderly are expected to increase (Geyer, 2014; Martens, 2014). The
Brexit is affecting companies The uncertainty for companies and consumers associated with the impending Brexit is affecting companies in the vehicle construction sector in several ways simultaneously. Price competitiveness has deteriorated as a result of the marked depre- ciation of the pound against the euro, where German companies are competing
Definitions stipulated by the Eurosystem Broker-dealers In line with the definitions stipulated by the Eurosystem, the Other Financial Institutions subgroup dealing with security and derivatives dealers is used for the broker-dealers segment. Standing at roughly EUR 840 million at the end of 2012, this line of activity is very small.