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Doing Business in Germany

The following pages are prepared by U.S. Embassy staff and contain information on Doing Business in Germany:

Profile of Germany
Brief facts about Germany

German Economy and Business Practices
Facts about the German Economy

Business Infrastructure
Information on Flight Connections, Sea Ports and Stock Exchange

Business Travel
Visa and Travel information

German Holidays
German National Holidays

WEEEs RoHS Overview
Directives on Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances

EU Standards and CE marking
U.S. manufacturers have to consider certification for the EU market

REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restrictions of Chemicals)
REACH is a major reform of EU chemicals policy, affecting all global supply chains that produce and use chemicals. The first deadline is December 1st, 2008 for the pre-registration of chemicals with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

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