Starting from the city of Wuhan, acute respiratory diseases have been occurring in China since December 2019, which are caused by a new type of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). The disease has also spread to other countries since January 2020. read more

Der deutsche Handel mit der Region Asien-Pazifik hat im Jahr 2019 mit einem Plus von 1,3 Prozent gegenüber dem Vorjahr nur leicht zugenommen. In den vergangenen drei Jahren lag das Wachstum noch bei durchschnittlich 6,3 Prozent. Die abgekühlte Weltkonjunktur trifft somit auch den deutschen Asienhandel. Gleichzeitig lag der Anstieg des Handels mit der Region noch leicht über dem Wachstum des deutschen Handels mit der Welt (+1,0%). read more

A delegation of 21 CEOs and high-ranking business representatives visited Vietnam from 19 to 26 November 2019 to explore future business opportunities for German enterprises and to understand more about key concerns faced by foreign investors. The group comprised of companies of sectors like architecture, banking, chemical industry, insurance, IT, legal advice and trade. read more

Im November 2019 trafen sich auf Einladung des OAV in Kooperation mit der ADB und der Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) in der Zentrale der Deutschen Bank in Frankfurt 24 Unternehmensvertreter zu einer Informationsveranstaltung über ADB-Ausschreibungen. Weitere Kooperationspartner waren der German Water Partnership e.V. (GWP) sowie der Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft e.V. (BSW-Solar). read more

OAV – German Asia-Pacific Business Association

OAV offers the ideal platform for exchanging knowledge and experience across different industries, and offers members practical and comprehensive services, regardless of whether the member has experience operating in – or cooperating with – Asia, or has none.

Different event formats, initiatives and publications give our members the excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge on current issues surrounding Asia, to become better informed and to capitalise on the promising business potential of the Asia-Pacific region, a region experiencing dynamic growth. The main office is available to answer any of our members' queries regarding business in Asia, and facilitates business operations in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more

Insight Asia-Pacific | 2/2019 OAV members magazine