Read the latest headlines about bilateral relations in the areas of economy, business, diplomacy, culture and tourism between Austria and its partners
Sponsored
Page 63/67

Vienna's Foreign and Bilateral Relations

Strabag SE Awarded two Road Construction Contracts in Romania

The Austrian construction company rehabilitates and upgrades national roads DN14 and DN15A. Combined value of both contracts around € 106m.

February 2, 2011

New Advance for Baltic-Adriatic Corridor

The Carinthian Economic Chamber supports the information campaign of Governor Gerhard Dörfler in favor of the Baltic-Adriatic Corridor.

February 2, 2011

Austrian Companies on Roadshow to London

Especially one of Austria´s leading banks, Erste Group, will be presented at the Investor Day in London.

February 2, 2011

Engel Expands in China

Engel, the Upper Austrian machine builder, benefits from the economy and intends to triple the capacity of the Shanghai location.

February 1, 2011

Kapsch TrafficCom with First Contract Award in Russia

The Austrian Kapsch TrafficCom AG announces that its Russian subsidiary has been awarded an order to equip traffic crossings.

February 1, 2011

Constantia Packaging Sells Austrian Subsidiaries

The industrial holding owned by the US-american JP Morgan sells the board manufacturer Duropack and the aluminium company AMAG.

January 31, 2011

bwin: Uncertain Future in Austria

After the approval by the shareholders of the merger with the British PartyGaming, the task division is still to be determined.

January 29, 2011

Pankl: Acquisition of US-company

The Austrian technology company Pankl Racing Systems AG increases its stake in Californian aerospace subsidiary from 75% to 100%

January 29, 2011

Strabag: Russia as Growth Driver

For Hans Peter Haselsteiner, CEO of Austria's largest construction group, Poland and Russia offer the best prospects for expansion

January 28, 2011

GM Powertrain-Austria Celebrates its 20 Millionth Transmission

The Austrian General Motors subsidiary also invested € 50m in the five-speed transmission production in 2010.

January 28, 2011

Meinl Bank Continues to Claim Default of Atrium

Meinl Bank: „Atrium zahlt Meinl Bank states: "Contrary to their own announcement Atrium is not paying back the 10.75% convertible bond". Cross default risk remains upright

January 28, 2011

Telekom Austria Announces Closing of Spectrum Net Takeover

The acquisition of the second Bulgarian fixed network provider will be completed within the next weeks.

January 28, 2011

New Order in Poland for Kapsch CarrierCom

Kapsch CarrierCom has won the next large order for the deployment of a digital train radio system.

January 28, 2011

WKÖ Celebrates 40 years of Diplomatic Relations between Austria and China

The Austrian Economic Chamber stresses the relevance of China for Austria's foreign trade in the context of the anniversary.

January 27, 2011

Record Sales for BMW Austria

The German car manufacturer was able to set a new sales record in Austria last year. The engine plant also reports record sales.

January 27, 2011

Magna Steyr Expands Production in Graz

The German carmaker group BMW has a further model of the British brand "Mini" manufactured in Austria.

January 27, 2011

Austria: The Gateway to Central Asia?

Leading Austrian politicians intend to attract attention at the World Economic Forum to what promises to be a new target region.

January 26, 2011

Andritz: Order in Portugal

The Austrian industrial plant manufacturer based in Graz reports an order for € 40m from the Portuguese power company EDP.

January 26, 2011

Casinos Austria Expands to Italy

Loss-making Casinos Austria hopes for a new and lucrative market in Italy.

January 25, 2011

Germany: Largest Investor in Austria

Based on the number of new companies settling in Austria, Germany is the largest investor. More than 40% of the new arrivals come from the northern neighbor.

January 25, 2011

Magna Expands Styrian Plants

The automotive supplier invests around € 30m for capacity expansion of in two Austrian locations to accept new orders.

January 22, 2011

"Conversations about the Future" between Austrian and Canadian IT companies

The Austrian IT industry, motivated by Canadian success models, intends to strengthen its role in the domestic economy significantly.

January 22, 2011

Expansion of Cooperation Between Kazakhstan and Austria

Cooperation with the Kazakhstan Development Bank intends to boost economic relations with the third-largest CIS trading partner.

January 22, 2011

Change in Leadership at Bank Austria

Paolo Fiorentino, has been elected as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Austria. Francesco Giordano will act as future Chief Financial Officer.

January 22, 2011

Generali Austria: Optimism for 2011

The Italian insurance company shows itself satisfied with the previous year's results in Austria and looks forward to 2011 with confidence.

January 21, 2011

EU: New Early Warning System Against Financial Market Risks

Two Austrian officials point out the relevance of the new institution, which will particularly benefit Austria.

January 21, 2011

EnBW Intends to Expand Engagement in Austria

The core shareholder of the Austrian company EVN plans further expansions abroad, especially in the "Alpine countries".

January 21, 2011

New CFO for Vienna Insurance Group Slovakia

Vienna Insurance Group in Slovakia: Klaudia Volnerová is appointed Kooperativa's new Chief Financial Officer

January 21, 2011

Doppelmayr Awarded Major Contract in Sochi

The Austrian Doppelmayr Group has been awarded the contract for a 3S installation (tri-cable ropeway) in the Russian Olympic location of Sochi.

January 20, 2011

Pröll is Against the Extension of the Euro Shield

The Austrian Finance Minister, Josef Pröll (ÖVP), called for stricter budget discipline and pronounces himself against a more extensive rescue shield

January 20, 2011

Bank Austria: Bank of Moscow is No Longer an Issue

Bank Austria will not submit an offer for the Bank of Moscow, against all market speculations. Instead, it will open its own branches.

January 20, 2011

Hypo Group Purchase by BayernLB was "unrealistic"

The former chairman of BayernLB’s Supervisory Board said that the bank cheated itself on the purchase of the Hypo Group.

January 20, 2011

Strabag: Layoff Wave in the Czech Republic

Because of the weak order situation, the Austrian construction group dismisses up to 380 employees at the Czech location.

January 20, 2011

Pfizer Austria: First Sustainability Report Published

Pfizer Austria published its first sustainability report based on the recognized guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative.

January 20, 2011

Tax Treaty between Austria and Germany

Austria and Germany sign a revision protocol on double taxation agreements to implement the OECD standards of transparency and effective exchange of information.

January 19, 2011

Reform Backlog Prevents Austria Being a Success Model

The chairman of the WIFO, Karl Aiginger considers that Austria’s future capital has been gambled away because of lack of reforms. The EU, however, is "not on track" either.

January 19, 2011

Volksbank: Romania Lowers Results

The losses in Romania constitute a distinct disadvantage, especially for the sale process of the East-Holding of the VBI.

January 19, 2011

The Hypo Group and its Consultants

In the months before and after the emergency nationalization of the Austrian Hypo Group, the Bank paid rich consulting fees despite all turbulences.

January 18, 2011

Recovery is in Sight for Keba

The Austrian automation manufacturer regains its pre-crisis levels, in particular through exports to growth markets.

January 18, 2011

OMV Pulls its Staff out of Tunisia

Due to the recent developments in Tunisia, the Austrian OMV pulls back to a large extent. The cardboard manufacturer Mayr-Melnhof stays on.

January 18, 2011

Citigroup Trades on Vienna Stock Exchange

Vienna Stock Exchange gives admission to trading of Citigroup Global Markets Limited, London (UK).

January 18, 2011

A-Tec Sells Subsidiary in Germany

Austrian A-Tec Industries AG has agreed to sell the German Doerries Scharmann group.

January 18, 2011

Alpine Wins Contract in London

The Austrian Alpine Group wins a contract for two Central London station tunnels on the Crossrail project. The contract value is £ 235m (€ 279m)

January 16, 2011

Poland is a Big Opportunity for Austria's Export Economy

The Austrian Economic Chamber sees tremendous opportunities for the local export industry. The construction industry could particularly benefit from the boom in Poland.

January 15, 2011

Bank Austria Bids for Bank of Moscow

The UniCredit subsidiary is reported as holding talks with the Bank of Moscow to acquire a 46.5% stake.

January 14, 2011

Bright Outlook For Magna

The Canadian/Austrian automotive component supplier today announced its financial outlook and expects a significant increase in sales as well as profits.

January 14, 2011

Austria's Trade Deficit with China Shrinks

Thanks to the rising export figures, the trade deficit in the traditionally negative balance with China is declining.

January 13, 2011

Turkish Electricity Market Threatens to Collapse

The increasing energy demand in Turkey is facing a lack of infrastructure. Austrian Verbund will expand its investments.

January 13, 2011

WKÖ endorses policy of the European Commission

The Austrian Economic Chamber welcomes the focus of the EU Commission on structural reforms, consolidation of public finances and competitiveness.

January 13, 2011

Imtech Austria has Expansion Plans

The subsidiary of the Dutch Imtech Corporation, located in Linz, wishes to get into Eastern Europe and achieve stronger growth.

January 12, 2011
Fast News Search
This category only