Economy & Business News
Apr 4, 2013
The Recognition Act has introduced a legal right to have overseas qualifications assessed in comparison to the German equivalent. Around 30,000 applications for the recognition of vocational qualifications received abroad have been submitted in the first year since the law entered effect.
Apr 3, 2013
The Unemployment rate in Germany was at 5.4 percent in February, which is lower than pre-recession levels. This is due in part to the recovering economy and in part to many programs implemented by the German government.
Unemployment in Germany
Mar 26, 2013
| Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
The eurozone states will put up some 10 billion euros to assist Cyprus. In return, the island state has pledged to push ahead with reforms. Investors and the country’s banks will also have to do their bit.
Mar 20, 2013
People passing by the Goethe-Institut in downtown Washington can now take in a series of colorful window displays featuring key facts pertaining to the Skills Initiative launched by the German Embassy to boost best practices in workforce training.
Mar 20, 2013
Universities, businesses and governments all over the world are celebrating the international year of statistics by offering events for people at all levels. The German Federal Statistical office will also take part, hosting eight events in Wiesbaden and Bonn.
Year of Statistics