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Doing business in Germany

Take your business to the next level. Explore opportunities to grow your footprint in Germany with the help of our Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), and read more about the trade relationship between the two countries, market facts and other insights.

Getting started in Germany

Market insights

Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture, Food and Beverages
  • Automotive
  • Cleantech
  • Consumer Products
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Life Sciences
  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Mining

Sector reports

Sector reports
The International Education Market in Germany

General market information

General market information
Germany: Market Overview

Events

Events
Title Dates Location Sector
Energy Storage Europe 2020March 10-12, 2020Germany – DuesseldorfClean technologies; Consumer products; Infrastructure
Startup Energy Transition Award 2020March 24, 2020Germany – BerlinChemicals; Clean technologies; Consumer products; Education; Forestry and wood products; Information and communications technologies; Infrastructure; Ocean technologies; Transportation
AnalyticaMarch 31 -
April 3, 2020
Germany – MunichLife sciences
OT WORLDMay 12-15, 2020Germany – LeipzigLife sciences

Trade offices - Germany

The Embassy of Canada to Germany, Berlin - Berlin

Address:
Leipziger Platz 17,
Berlin, D-10117,
Germany

Telephone: +49 30 203120

Fax: +49 30 20312-115

Email: deutschland.commerce@international.gc.ca

Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 0830 - 1700 (E.S.T.: +6)

Territories/Responsibilities: 

  • Germany: Coordination of the business development program covering trade, investment and cooperation in R&D. Among sectors of focus: Aerospace & defence; energy and environment; industrial machinery; mining; marine industries; rail transportation; construction materials; cultural industries (film/TV production/music/multimedia); life sciences. Investment Section: Supports potential German investors in establishing their operations in Canada, with active efforts on the automotive sector, energy-related machinery and equipment, life sciences and wind energy. S&T Section: Supports joint research activities involving Canadian and German companies, Universities and Institutes with a focus on initiatives having strong potential for commercial application.

Office Closures: 2020-01-01, 2020-04-10, 2020-04-13, 2020-05-01, 2020-05-18, 2020-06-01, 2020-08-03, 2020-09-07, 2020-10-12, 2020-12-25, 2020-12-28

Other URL: http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/germany-allemagne/

The Consulate of Canada, Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf

Address:
Benrather Str. 8,
Düsseldorf, 40213,
Germany

Telephone: +49 211 172170

Fax: +49 211 17217-71

Email: deutschland.commerce@international.gc.ca

Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 0830 - 1700 (E.S.T.: +6)

Territories/Responsibilities: 

  • Germany: Agriculture and Processed Foods; Chemicals and Plastics; Consumer Products; Fish and Seafood; Forestry and Wood Products; Life Sciences; Infrastructure; Oil and Gas; Wine, Beer and Spirits

Office Closures: 2020-01-01, 2020-02-24, 2020-04-10, 2020-04-13, 2020-05-01, 2020-06-01, 2020-09-07, 2020-10-12, 2020-11-11, 2020-12-25, 2020-12-28

Other URL: http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/germany-allemagne/

The Consulate of Canada, Munich - Munich

Address:
Tal 29,
Munich, D-80331,
Germany

Telephone: +49 89 2199570

Fax: +49 89 219957-57

Email: deutschland.commerce@international.gc.ca

Office Hours: Mon-Thurs: 09:00 - 17:00; Fri: 09:00 - 15:30 (E.S.T.: +6)

Territories/Responsibilities: 

  • Germany

Office Closures: 2020-01-01, 2020-04-10, 2020-04-13, 2020-05-18, 2020-06-01, 2020-07-01, 2020-08-03, 2020-09-07, 2020-10-12, 2020-12-25, 2020-12-28

Other URL: http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/germany-allemagne/

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