2Austria Business Location Austria Peter Ch. Löschl ABA – Invest in Austria April 2013
3ABA-Invest in Austria Opportunities are our business Advisory services for international investorsOwned by the Republic of Austria25 expert staffInternational networkOffices in New York, Tokyo, ShanghaiAustrian Business AgencyFederal inward investment agency (MOEA)2 overseas offices (Tokyo and New York)Information on:Austrian business climateTax and labor regulationsPotential suppliersIdentify suitable office space and site locationsAssistance with government authorities► make it easy for investors in Austria
4Turntable Austria: Success in new geographies… St. Petersburg… nachWest-EuropeSoutheast-EuropeSouth-EuropeEast-EuropeAustriaNeutral LocationMultilingual populationKnow-How of countriesFinancingEnormous Taxadvantages
5Vienna Airport – Leading Hub to / from CEE and SEE Austrian Airlines:23 countries42 destinations646 flights per weekQuelle: Vienna Airport 2012
6East-West Platform in the Heart of Europe Austrian service companies provide special (South) Eastern European know howCarriersBanksTax advisorsLawyers
7Attractive for More than 300 Regional Headquarters Global HQ7
8Vienna: HQ-Location for international organizations & Top Conference City Vienna: Only UN headquarters in the EUUN organizations in Vienna: UNCITRAL, UNODC, UNIDO, UNIDIR, CTBTO, UNHCR, OIOS, IMOLIN, etc30 HQs of international organizations in ViennaMore than 14,000 international staff and diplomats (UN) are living in ViennaLeading conference city (according to ICCA study)Skilled HQ staff available8
9HQ Locations in Comparison Number of regional headquartersSource: Wolf Theiss, Headquarters Austria, September 2011
10Top Investor: Austrian FDI in CEE and SEE Percentage of total investment in resprective country and Austria‘s rank as an investor, 2011Source: Austrian Ministry of Economy, respective national banks
11You know Austria like this … Secondo posto mondiale per quanto riguarda la qualità della vita, la citta di Vienna è al primo postoSettore turistico è importante, sul livello mondiale il piccolo Austria è il nono mercato turistico, in Europa il sesto. Solo nel Tirolo ci sono piu di 40 Mio. di pernottamenti di stranieri annuali, tutta la Grecia ne ha 47 Mio.In kaum einem anderen Land der Welt sind die Tourismuseinnahmen so hoch wie in Österreich. Mit Euro Deviseneinnahmen pro Kopf liegt Österreich international auf Platz 2 (hinter Zypern). Weltweit ist das kleine Österreich der neuntgrößte Tourismusmarkt, innerhalb Europas sogar der sechtgrößte.Allein in Tirol gibt es pro Jahr knapp 40 Mio. Nächtigungen von Ausländern, in ganz Griechenland werden pro Jahr ca.47 Mio. Nächtigungen von Ausländern verzeichnet.
12You Are Investing in an Industrial Country Production sectors as percentage of GDP, 2010Source: OECD, Eurostat
13Austria – Facts 2012 8.4 m inhabitants GDP Growth: 0.8% GDP/Capita: 33,283€Inflation: 2.4%Sources of GDPAgrar: %Industry: 29.2%Services: 69.3%
1411.5% of Austrians with Migration Background Foreign citizensAlready naturalized226,882208,947185,592Investment in peoplebackbone of Austria’s success:Educated, motivated and very productive peopleAustria is ranked top in the world in terms of availability of highly educated and skilled labour among leaders in the EU for quality of educational systemFlexible and creative workforce.132,66174,63969,85963,19745,58944,20930,01728,51027,916Source: Statistics Austria 2012
15Versatile Work ForceMore than 11% of Austrians have a migration background language competencies intercultural skillsUniversity of Economics, Vienna: 25% of the 24,000 students are foreignersAustrian management know how is sought after internationally Siemens, Time Warner, Roche, Deutsche Bank, MAN, Air BerlinInvestment in peoplebackbone of Austria’s success:Educated, motivated and very productive peopleAustria is ranked top in the world in terms of availability of highly educated and skilled labour among leaders in the EU for quality of educational systemFlexible and creative workforce.
16Motivated Workforce 10=Motivation of staff is high Source: World Competitiveness Yearbook 2012