North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia

Business Related Sites in North Rhine-Westphalia

Foreign entrepreneurs will find many state level institutions that offer helpful support for business operations.

The State of North Rhine-Westfalia
The official website of the State of North Rhine-Westfalia is a first source of information on local matters.

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
The aim of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MWME) is to create optimal general conditions for business in the state and strengthen North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) as an innovative, forward-looking and attractive industrial location.

NRW Invest
The mission of the state-owned economic development agency NRW.INVEST is to market North Rhine-Westphalia as an investment location and to acquire foreign direct investments for North Rhine-Westphalia. Foreign and German companies are supported in their investment projects and/or their settlement in North Rhine-Westphalia - support which they receive throughout the entire process of establishing their business.

Commercial Sites in North Rhine-Westfalia
Germansite helps entrepreneurs to search for suitable commercial sites, provides important, detailed information on every  commercial site, and puts them in touch with the right contact person.

Go! NRW (German only)
Portal of the regional startup centers of the federal state of North Rhine-Westfalia which offer advice and support for young entrepreneurs.

NRW Bank
The mission of the State Development Bank of North Rhine-Westfalia is to strengthen economic and structural development in the federal state. For business start-ups as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs )in North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.BANK makes effective use of public promotion and equity finance products and customises them to specific needs.

Tourismus NRW e.V.
Online travel guide of the Tourismus NRW e.V.


Facts about North Rhine-Westphalia

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Area: 34,110 km2
Inhabitants: 17,638,098
Density: 515 inh./km2
Capital: Düsseldorf
GDP: 624.67 bn. EUR (2014)

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