The business guide QATAR provides information on important industries, regions and personalities in this important Gulf region economy. Backgrounds on politics, history and society are combined with practical information on business activities.
Qatar is an important trading partner for Germany. In addition to the petrochemical industry, the petroleum and natural gas sector, particularly LNG, plays a key role in the Qatari economy and German companies from many areas, particularly plant and mechanical engineering, can look back on long-term collaborations. Meanwhile, Doha is in the process of implementing broad economic diversification, at the end of which a number of other sectors in Qatar should be internationally competitive.
The Business Guide SAUDI ARABIA provides information on the most important industries, regions and personalities in the largest economy in the Gulf region and provides background information on politics, history and society as well as practical information on business activities.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an important trading partner for Germany. In addition to the petrochemical industry, the petroleum and natural gas sector plays a fundamental role in the Saudi economy and German companies from many areas - especially mechanical and plant engineering - can look back on many years of cooperation. Riyadh's efforts to diversify the economy have gained momentum in recent years and include lighthouse projects like Saudi Vision 2030 and NEOM.
The Near and Middle East Association, together with the German Orient Institute, the Iranian-German-Business Forum and our partner Iran, publishes the business guide IRAN. The IRAN business guide offers information on social and political challenges, legal information on market entry, industries, regions and projects in this economically important country.
Iran is going through great developments at the moment. Since the adoption of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) in mid-2015, a gradual rapprochement between Iran and the West began. The promising implementation so far indicates a normalization of economic relations as well. Iran has the fourth largest proven oil reserves and the second largest proven gas reserves in the world.
The German foreign trade volume with Iran is forecast to increase significantly in the coming years. While all areas and also the private sector should benefit from further state investments, the Iranian side is particularly encouraging cooperation with knowledge transfer, as the country has a well-educated and young population in regional comparison. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of politics, history and society, as well as practical information on business activities.
The Near and Middle East Association publishes the business guide TURKEY together with the German Orient Institute. The business guide TURKEY offers detailed information on social and political challenges, explains the legal information on market entry and provides differentiated insights into the various industries, regions and projects in this economically important country.
Turkey stands for an up-and-coming emerging country with a young population that is playing an increasing role in international trade. The location between Europe and Asia has enabled Turkey to establish itself as a hub in many industries.
Turkey is well positioned in many branches of the economy. In the past few years it was above all the international energy trade in which Turkey was able to occupy an important position as a transit country. Other areas, such as the automotive or service sector, have also established themselves. In addition to this geographic factor, Turkeys' growing domestic market has also allowed many companies to experience strong growth.
Over the course of history, the EU and primarily Germany have become Turkey's largest trading partners in the import and export business and are among the country's most important foreign investors.
The business guide OMAN gives an overview of important areas such as history, economics and foreign policy. In addition, sectors such as oil, tourism, agriculture and others are clearly displayed and explained.
Table of contents in brief: Greetings: H.E. Mr. Khalid Sulaiman ’Abdul Rahman Ba Omar. Foreword: S.E. Hans-Christian Freiherr von Reibnitz, German Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman; Dr. Martin Herrenknecht (Herrenknecht AG); Content: Introduction, historical overview, the political system, the foreign policy of the Sultanate of Oman, economy, industry, legal and economic framework as well as practical information, conclusion and perspectives, important addresses, trade fair calendar, timetable.
The business guide LIBYA provides information on industries, regions and projects in this economically important country. Backgrounds on politics, history and society are combined with practical information on business activities.
Table of contents in brief: Greetings: Gerhard Schröder, Honorary Chairman of NUMOV; Dr. Rainer Seele, Chairman of NUMOV, Wintershall Holding GmbH. Overview of Libya; Introduction. Background: An overview of society and politics, social and political challenges; Economic overview and foreign trade, industry overviews: energy, health, environment / water, tourism, infrastructure, telecommunications, education; Industry; Economic challenges, prospects for German business activities.
Near and Middle East Economic Handbook
The NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST ECONOMIC HANDBOOK offers comprehensive information on economic developments in the countries of the Near and Middle East.