XI. AmCham Business Barometer
How US Investors perceive Germany as an investment location
After an above average year in 2013, American companies in Germany are optimistic about 2014. Nearly eight out of ten surveyed companies anticipate an increase in sales. Forty-eight percent of top managers want to intensify investments this year and 41 % expect new hires.
In this year's Business Barometer, AmCham Germany surveyed companies’ opinion about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). 70 % of US businesses expect a surge in growth from TTIP.
About the AmCham Germany Business Barometer
The AmCham Germany Business Barometer is an exclusive survey of companies with American capital in Germany, regarding business prospects and general conditions in Germany as a business location, while also comparing it internationally. The current study marks the eleventh edition of the Business Barometer, created by AmCham Germany in cooperation with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Between December 2013 and January 2014, American companies from various industries in Germany were interviewed in a detailed online questionnaire. Participants included a total of 44 companies with aggregate annual revenue of approximately 92 billion euros and approximately 177,000 employees in Germany.
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The German American Chambers of Commerce (GACCs), the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants conduct this survey annually to assess German investors’ projections for the US economy, their opinion about the United States as an investment location and the current state of their US subsidiaries.