Country Analysis Report: Germany, In-depth PESTLE InsightsIntroduction
The German economy is the largest in the Eurozone. Germany is the world's second largest exporter behind China and third largest importer behind the US and China. Despite risks from the Eurozone crisis, the economy grew 3.9% and 3.4% in 2010 and 2011, respectively, buoyed by exports and domestic demand. However, 2012 and 2013 GDP growth slowed to just 0.9% and 0.5%, respectively.Features and benefits
- Understand how Germany can be used to plan business investments or market entry through a holistic view of the country.
- Gain an understanding of the political situation in Germany, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
- Understand customer demographics in Germany through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
The PESTLE analysis of Germany identifies issues that affect the country's performance using the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework.
The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Germany, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Germany's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.Your key questions answered
- How does Germany perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
- What is the legal structure in Germany and are the laws conducive to investment?
- How does Germany perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
- How does Germany perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?