Germany Trade & Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment promotion agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization advises foreign companies looking to expand their business activities to the German market. Utilizing the combination of wide-ranging global expertise and an internationally competitive consulting and service profile for foreign investors, Germany Trade & Invest promotes Germany as a location for business and innovation. Supported by a network of 60 experts abroad and benefitting from close cooperation with the German Chambers of Commerce Worldwide Network (AHKs), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany supports international trade with comprehensive, consistent and industry-specific market information. All investment services are available at no charge and treated confidentially.