Daniel Lenkeit
Director Canada


Germany Trade and Invest - Gesellschaft für Außenwirtschaft und Standortmarketing mbH

480 University Avenue, Suite 1500
Toronto, ON M5G 1V2

Tel. +1 (416) 598-8813
Fax. +1 (416) 598-0371

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization promotes Germany as a business and technology location and supports companies based in Germany with global market information.

GTAI combines the in-depth analysis of foreign markets with the extensive knowledge of Germany's key industries and its investment and technology landscape. Supported by a network of 60 experts abroad and benefitting from close cooperation with the Worldwide Network of German Chambers of Commerce (AHKs), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany supports international trade with comprehensive, consistent and industry-specific market information.


Market Information

GTAI provides close-to-market information to international companies looking to enter German markets. Our specialist industry teams prepare all of the relevant information essential to business success in Germany. GTAI's comprehensive range of information services also includes:

  • Market and industry reports
  • Market entry analyses
  • Business and tax law information
  • Business and labor law information
  • Funding and financing information


Market Entry and Investment Support

GTAI supports international companies from market entry to business start-up in Germany. Expert project teams advise and assist in the business establishment phase. GTAI’s range of free services also includes:

  • Legal and tax-related project support
  • Funding and financing advisory services
  • Site visit organization
  • Local partner and network matchmaking
  • Public and private partner coordination

Investment Guide and Website