The impact of foreign-owned firms in the EU and Germany
In times of Trump and Brexit, protectionist tendencies seem to be a global trend. The advantages that economic interconnectedness implies are increasingly receding into the background. The calculations of Copenhagen Economics on behalf of Bertelsmann Stiftung show, however, that foreign-owned firms make a considerable contribution to employment and gross domestic product (GDP) in the EU and Germany.
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- Spillovers by foreign-owned firms
- Jobs supported by foreign-owned firms in Germany
- GDP supported by foreign-owned firms in Germany