According to the U.S. State Department, exports traditionally have been a key element in German macroeconomic expansion, accounting for over half of the economic growth in recent years. Germany is a strong advocate of closer European economic integration, and its economic and commercial policies are increasingly determined within the European Union (EU). This export powerhouse is actively looking for opportunities to further its growth in international trade.

Perhaps you're interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country's exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with German companies, franchise or licensing opportunities, or sales of your products and services in Germany. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided in this section will lead you to information that can support your entry into this prosperous market.

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