Guide to Economic Development in the Global Auto Industry - S20

NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA
A dynamic business location with persuasive location factors, situated in the heart of Europe, North Rhine-Westphalia
offers all this and more. It is the most populous and most densely populated of the 16 German federal states. With
its location factors, NRW is the most important economic region in Germany and has for years been one of the most
popular investment locations for foreign companies in Europe.

WORKFORCE

BUSINESS SUPPORT

NRW is full of highly qualified
workers and academics. This is
ensured by the 70 universities
and universities of applied
sciences with 768,000 students.
More than one in four academics
in Germany is trained in NRW,
and nearly one in eight students
in NRW has a foreign passport.
This makes NRW Germany's No.
1 breeding ground for talent.

NRW.Invest conducts
international marketing for
Germany's No. 1 investment
location, campaigning
worldwide for foreign direct
investments for North RhineWestphalia. Besides subsidiaries
in Japan and the U.S., NRW.
Invest operates branch offices in
China, India, Israel, South Korea,
Poland, Russia, Turkey and
the UK. NRW.Invest supports
companies with investment
projects or business locations in
North Rhine-Westphalia.

INFRASTRUCTURE
In almost no other region of
Europe will companies find better
conditions for transportation and
logistics. Six airports offer more
than 400 direct international
flights to destinations worldwide.
NRW has the densest rail network
in Germany with about 6,000
kilometers of tracks. More than
2,200 kilometers of freeways
and around 720 kilometers
of waterways with 120 ports,
including the world's largest
inland port in Duisburg, ensure
the best international connection.

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EXISTING INDUSTRY
North Rhine-Westphalia is home
to one of the most powerful
industrial regions in Europe.
NRW's industry contributes
about 28 percent of the state's
and nearly 20 percent of Germany's gross value added. The
most important industries are
mechanical engineering, chemicals, food, beverage and metal
production. Moreover, NRW

E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T G U I D E / J U LY 2 0 1 8

is one of the key centers of the
German automotive industry.

QUALITY OF LIFE
NRW also offers plenty of room
for variety and excitement outside the state's vibrant economic
life. Attractions for visitors from
all over the world include the
event and shopping centers in
Düsseldorf, Cologne and the
Ruhr metropolis. More than 900
museums and 130 theaters make
the state one of the most diverse
cultural regions in Europe, on par
with Paris and London. UNESCO
has declared five buildings in
NRW World Heritage Sites.

NRW
BY THE NUMBERS

NUMBER 1

INVESTMENT LOCATION:

MORE THAN 19,000

foreign companies control
their German and European
Business from NRW
The automotive industry in
NRW consists of 900
enterprises with a total
workforce in excess of

200,000
employees

ONE-THIRD

of Germany's automotive
component suppliers
are located in NRW

CONTACT INFORMATION
NRW.INVEST GmbH
+49 211 13000-0
nrw@nrwinvest.com
www.nrwinvest.com


http://www.nrwinvest.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Guide to Economic Development in the Global Auto Industry

Guide to Economic Development in the Global Auto Industry - Intro
Guide to Economic Development in the Global Auto Industry - S1
Guide to Economic Development in the Global Auto Industry - S2
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