Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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About GTAI

The agency promotes Germany as an economic and technological location abroad, informs German companies about foreign markets and assists foreign companies in establishing their operations in Germany.


GTAI is the central point of contact for German foreign trade. They see their selves as facilitators who support German companies in their international business activities and foreign companies looking to locate to Germany.

With their recognized service profile, they want to permanently establish ourselves as a brand and competent partner and promote Germany's image as a business location through targeted marketing activities. 


As the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany, GTAI is tasked with the following:

  • Securing the success of Germany’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector in international competition
  • Strengthening Germany as a business location by attracting foreign direct investment
  • Positioning Germany as one of the most attractive business locations internationally
  • Supporting the internationalization of the economy of the new federal states

Market analysis, economic data, economic trends, business practice

Germany Trade & Invest has a worldwide network of employees at its disposal, who work closely together with the German Chambers of Commerce and prepare on a regular basis market studies, economic data and trends as well as information about business practices. The expert knowledge is documented in a database and numerous publications.

Database Inquiry

You can find more news and information about the Thai market in the GTAI research database. Available in German only.