Key questions to ask at your German Market Advisor meeting

Successfully selling into the German market earns you credibility internationally and can be a gateway to many other overseas markets.

If you are considering doing business in Germany, your first step should be a call with our team in Düsseldorf.

    The questions below were designed to help Irish businesses get the best out of their first Market Advisor call

    • What is the awareness of Ireland in Germany?
    • What are the core sectors and what sectors should I avoid?
    • Will I need a local partner company?
    • What kind of obstacles should I expect when entering the German market?
    • What local competitors are active in Germany?
    • What taxes, charges or hidden costs should I be aware of?
    • Are there any social/political instabilities in Germany that could affect my business here?
    • Are there any environmental instabilities in Germany that could affect my business here?
    • What social norms should I be cognizant of when engaging in meetings with local people?
    • Will I need to set up an office in Germany?
    • Will I need to hire local staff?
    • Can I relocate Irish staff in this region?

    Set up a call with our team in Germany today

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    Enterprise Ireland’s top tips for entering the German market can be viewed by clicking the graphic below.

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