Germany’s High-End Manufacturing Strategy Paying Off

November 12th, 2015

Germany has bucked the trend of shifting manufacturing work to emerging economies like many of its developed counterparts.  This is due to the fact that manufacturing work in Germany is highly technical and requires a skilled workforce,making the work difficult to transfer to low-skilled emerging markets: aerospace, automotive and quality electronics are among the main types of products made in the country. Developing markets are now seeking to cushion the transfer of jobs to emerging countries by emulating Germany’s focused on high-end and skilled manufacturing. Both the UK and USA are attempting to rejuvenate their manufacturing sectors.

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Carrie Lennard

Carrie Lennard has been the Business Environment Manager at Euromonitor International since 2011. She holds a BA French and German from Sheffield University and a Bachelor of Laws from University of Law. She has a particular interest in the impact of business environment changes on consumer industries.