The AmCham Business Barometer 2017 highlights the posi-
tive regard in which US companies active in Germany hold
Asked about their opinion on the German busi-
ness environment, 75 percent of US company respondents
rated Germany as “good” or “very good” business location.
Not one company expressed dissatisfaction. Seventy-six
percent are convinced that Germany will either improve or
maintain its competitive edge in the future. Furthermore,
the Ernst & Young Attractiveness Survey 2017 for the busi-
ness location Germany highlighted various business location
factors. These include infrastructure (telecommunications
and transport), workforce qualification, stability of the
legal and political framework as well as the attractiveness
of the domestic market.
Forty-three percent of those sur-
veyed predict that Germany’s attractiveness will continue
to grow in the coming years.