Economic data Germany

The German Federal Statistical Office (DESTATIS), based in Wiesbaden, is constantly publishing data and projections regarding German economy in general as well as regarding various economic sectors. Furthermore, you can find all kinds of statistics regarding environment, society, social security and state. Most services are also available in English. So if you are looking for the facts and figures about Germany this website is a reliable source. For the current economic facts about Germany in a nutshell see “Key Figures” on the top right corner.

 

German Laws in English

In case you need to look into the wording of specific German legislation you can find many relevant German statutes on the website of the German Department of Justice (here). The central codification is the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch), which is available for download here: German_Civil_Code_in_English_language.

English speaking entrepreneurs looking for information about German law and on how to do business in Germany may also find the following links helpful. The bilingual brochures “Law – Made in Germany” (free download here) as well as “Continental Law” (free download here), published by the German Law Societies explains the basic principles of Continental Law.

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