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Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

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That German has a special word – Mittelstand – for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is an indication of their role at the core of the German economy. SMEs – defined as having a workforce of between 50 and 500 –provide more than three quarters of all jobs and eight out of ten vocational training places.

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Klaus-Heiner Röhl

Dr. Klaus-Heiner Röhl

Senior Economist for Firms

Tel+49 30 27877-103


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