Source: CIA World Factbook
Market-Specific Information -Germany
Germany's National Standards Body:
Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN)
Tel: +49 30 26 01-0
Fax: +49 30 26 01 12 31
Doing Business in Germany: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies
An excerpt from U.S. Commercial Service's 2012 Country Commercial Guide providing an overview of Germany's standards and conformity assessment activities.
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U.S. Commercial Service in Germany
Provides additional information on doing business in Germany.