Region with a strong manufacturing base alongside Frankfurt's international financial industry
Frankfurt / Rhine-Main
Frankfurt is an international financial center that hosts German and multinational banks as well as the European Central Bank and Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany's central bank. Germany's largest and most important stock exchange is based in the Rhine-Main Region. The region's biggest trade tax payers are Frankfurt Airport and Industriepark Höchst.
Manufacturing and leading international trade shows
The chemical and pharmaceutical industries have a strong presence in the region, as do automotive suppliers and high-tech production, sales and service companies. Frankfurt, being a key exhibition center, provides perfect networking opportunities at leading international trade shows such as ACHEMA or IAA. Regional networks and clusters comprising companies and universities strengthen the companies' innovative power.