Welcome to the Kassel Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CIC)
The Kassel CIC, one of the biggest German chambers of industry and commerce, represents more than 75,000 member enterprises of industry, commerce and the service sector in Northern Hesse.
The chamber is an organization in the service sector consisting of enterprises acting for entrepreneurs. It is always ready to help if companies - small as well as big ones - or founders of new businesses need a piece of advice or assistance. It services companies that take on trainees and apprentices on all questions concerning vocational training and it is the regional economy's mouthpiece towards politicians, authorities and the general public.
- Austria Chamber of Economy
Website of Austria Chamber of Economy:
Here you can find information on customs, import and export, Europe, foreign markets, etc. also interesting for Germans.
The E-Trade-Center is a web exchange of German chambers of Commerce abroad (AHKn) and the chambers of industry and commerce in Germany for cooperations, goods and consultations.
(in German and other EC languages)
- Federal ministry of Finance
Federal ministry of Finance: (BfF): Information and services online: confirmation of the validity of foreign sales-tax numbers, foreign offices centrally competent for the reimbursement of sales tax, double taxation, etc.
- Federal office of economy and export
Federal office of economy and export: Rules and publications concerning export licences, regulations for dual-use goods, countries lists K and L
- International newspapers
List of international newspapers (in English)
Compound service system foreign trade: This website is managed jointly by all important German institutions active in foreign trade (chambers of industry and commerce, German chambers abroad, bfai (Federal Agency for foreign trade) , BDI (Federal Association of German Industry), Auswärtiges Amt (foreign office), Ausstellungs- und Messe-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V. (AUMA) (Association of the German Trade Fair Industry), foreign economic associations)
LocalGlobal, the website especially dealing with foreign trade subjects (NfA-online (newspaper: „news for foreign trade“), countries, industrial sectors, dates, locations for investments, links, etc.)
- Market Access Database
The Market Access Database (MADB) gives information to companies exporting from the EU about import conditions in third country markets
- Ministry of Finance and Customs Administration