Entering the German market – the EU connection matters!
The EU has established a single market across the territory of all its members. 18 member states have also joined a monetary union known as the eurozone, which uses the Euro as a single currency. In 2012, the EU had a combined GDP of 16.073 trillions international dollars, a 20% share of the global gross domestic product (in terms of purchasing power parity).
According to Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report 2012 (September), the EU owns the largest net wealth in the world; it is estimated to equal 30% of the $223 trillion global wealth.
Interesting article in the Japan Times : “‘Wakyo’ entrepreneur networks bolstering Japanese startups overseas”
Why not have a Wakyoukai Berlin?
Joel and Ethan Coen are set to write the KGB-thriller screenplay for Spielberg’s new movie, which is to be shot in Potsdam, near Berlin.
Potsdam, which hosts Babelsberg studios – Germany’s Hollywood -, has been the site for many successful international movies including “Unknown” and “Hannah” in 2011, “The International” in 2009 and “Valkyrie” with Tom Cruise in 2008.
The European Central Bank’s historically low interest rate of 0.05% is showing to be a good incentive for banks granting loans to business startups and businesses expanding into new markets.
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