FDI in Austria: ABA Location Agency Serves 364 International Companies

More+Work & Careers ♦ Published: February 15, 2022; 21:29 ♦ (Vindobona)

The annual results from the Austrian Business Agency (ABA) show that its location agency serves 364 international companies. Read more about the ABA's annual results and how the agency is helping companies settle into Austria.

Managing Director of the ABA René Tritscher: "Austria should be so attractive as a place to work that we are at the top of the list of the world's most talented people." / Picture: © BMDW Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs / ABA Austrian Business Agency / Wilke

Two years ago, Austria reacted to the global competition for the best minds and the best companies and expanded the Austrian Business Agency (ABA) from a business settlement agency with “Work in Austria” to a comprehensive location agency that also offers its services to companies in Austria.

ABA’s 2021 annual results now show the first successes of this reorganization and are the second-best in the organization’s 40-year history.

ABA as a center for recruiting international specialists

The availability of specialist personnel plays just as central a role for domestic companies as it does for international companies settling in Austria.…