US-American companies in Saxony-Anhalt
Many American companies are increasingly becoming interested in the business location of Saxony-Anhalt. Not without reason: American investors benefit from outstanding advantages of location. These include easy access to the established markets in Western Europe and the emergent markets of Eastern Europe as well as optimal prerequisites for procurement and marketing in Germany and Europe.
The USA is the biggest foreign investor in Saxony-Anhalt. Since 1991, US companies have invested more than US$ 2.5 billion and created and saved about 13,000 jobs.
Successful investments of US-American companies in Saxony-Anhalt
- Dow Chemical Company in Schkopau
- Dell Halle GmbH in Halle (Saale)
- Cargill GmbH in Aschersleben
- Mercer Group in Arneburg
- Hexion Specialty Chemicals Leuna GmbH in Leuna
- Trinseo Deutschland GmbH in Schkopau
- PURAGLOBE in Zeitz
- Novelis in Nachterstedt
- IBM Services Center Magdeburg in Magdeburg
- Sitel GmbH in Magdeburg
- Radial in Halle/Saale
For American companies, who would like to expand or are aspiring to enter the market in Europe, Germany is the first choice. The figures confirm this fact: more than 2,700 American companies have created about 800,000 workplaces in Germany to date.
In 2015, the USA was one of the most important countries of origin for new investment projects in Germany, with a volume of USD108 billion.
The USA is the biggest foreign investor in Saxony-Anhalt. Since 1991, US companies have invested about US$ 3 billion and created and saved about 15,000 jobs.
In 2016, companies from Saxony-Anhalt exported goods to a value of USD 928,7 million to the USA. The leading exported goods were electronic components, pharmaceutical products and glass. The goods which were exported from the USA amounted about USD 169.3 million, among them above all preliminary chemical products, plastics and chemical end products.