The German Chambers of Commerce Abroad

For the economy. Worldwide on site.

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45,000 member companies worldwide

The members constitute the backbone of the AHKs

Committed German and local companies take over a variety of tasks to intensify and improve the overall foreign trade relations, especially between the host country and Germany. In doing so, they benefit from a strong network and the long years of experience of the AHK on site.

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Branches of the economy

Experienced AHK colleagues identify branches of the economy with potential in their respective country

Experienced AHK colleagues identify branches of the economy with potential in their respective country.

For the orientation of companies, the AHKs select industries that offer special potential for bilateral economic relations from their point of view. This general assessment should serve for your initial orientation and facilitate the choice of the right countries.  

Learn more about these branches – by clicking on the respective country, you will see the areas of potential.


130 locations in 90 countries

Great network spanning the world

From Egypt to Central Asia, the AHKs, as the official representatives of the interests of the German economy, are to be found in those countries that are especially relevant to German companies. They act in the interests of the companies in a worldwide network. The first AHK was established in Belgium, in 1894, and our most recent office in Myanmar, in 2014.  

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For your business success abroad

Ranging from researching addresses to target market analysis, in accordance with the individual needs of a company, the AHKs offer tailored services under their sub-brand of DEinternational and this for every phase of the market entry and development of the foreign business.

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1,900 staff members

The AHK network stands for experience, know-how, resources and contacts

The AHKs employ more than 1,900 staff members around the world. Furthermore, they offer many internships, especially for economists and legal interns.

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