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Germany Still Biggest Investor in Austria

Published: July 9, 2012; 19:40 · (Vindobona)

For years, Germany leads the ranking of foreign investors in Austria. The Northern neighbour country is followed by Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands and the U.S.

Germany Still Biggest Investor in Austria / Picture: © Flickr

Since 2010, the performance of Austrian subsidiaries owned by foreign investors improved substantially. In 2010, foreign investors received dividends of € 5.1bn. Against 2008 and 2009, dividends decreased. However, the equity base remained stable in 2010. In total, € 1.0bn of the net income was re-invested.

At the end of 2010, 2,996 foreign companies have invested in 2,561…

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