Austria's Economy Remains Small Structured

OrganizationsOther ♦ Published: April 7, 2011; 06:24 ♦ (Vindobona)

About 238,000 or 55.6% of the members of the Economic Chamber are one-person enterprises. Their proportion has even risen slightly recently.

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One-person enterprises (OPEs) are shaping the domestic business landscape more than ever: in December 2010, 238,320 enterprises were led without employees. "The strength of one-person enterprises is their special closeness to the customer. Because of their lean structure, they are based on the needs of their customers. OPEs shoulder far-reaching responsibilities and are usually…