The German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) is presenting the results of its current economic survey, which they did with the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHKs). In this survey they evaluated the economic situation and expectations at the beginning of the year 2017. The survey is held twice a year since autumn 1977.
From the 16th to 19th of January 2017 the World Energy Future Summit (WFES) took place within the framework of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and in addition celebrated its 10th anniversary. Over the years the WFES became the largest and most influential event in the area of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Middle East. Participations were represented in all its scope by science, industry, economy and policy. The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is also considered as a driving force for new energy concepts in the environmental technology sector in the Middle East region.
Many companies based in Berlin conquer the markets abroad out of the capital city. They achieve this by their specific know-how, but also by their strategic development of markets and entrepreneurial courage. These companies are often so called hidden champions - relatively unknown, but the “model company” in their industry. Mostly they have the highest quality standards, occupy a niche and are flexible enough to adapt quickly to changing situations and customer requests.