Service Industries

Service Industries

Custormer Consultant with Headset | © iStockphoto Source: Custormer Consultant with Headset | © iStockphoto Germany has become a service society. The service sector embraces a wide range of business activities that deal with intangible goods. Especially knowledge-driven services have a strong impact on the German economy as they contribute around 30 percent to the German gross value added. 

Today, the tertiary sector accounts for more than seventy percent of GDP and more than two thirds of the labor market, making the industry a key pillar of the German economy.

Business Services

The business services sector is a main driver for the development of the German service economy. Foreign companies can find many opportunities in the different service areas.



The construction industry in Germany is one of the country's most stable economic sectors providing foreign companies many opportunies to offer their products and services.



Located in the center of Europe, Germany is the continent's largest economy and most important logistics hub, offering cutting-edge logistics services.


Tourism and Hospitality

Germany provides first class travel opportunities to both domestic and international visitors and has become an extremely attractive market for providers of travel and tourism services.


Wholesale & Retail Trade

Germany's modern retail structures and innovative sales services support foreign suppliers in meeting consumers' demands.


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