Germany is one of the most powerful industrial countries in the world. Germany is located at the center of Europe, and is bordered with Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark.
Germany, which has one of the highest standards of living worldwide, is the largest economy in Europe and the fourth largest in the world (after the United States, Japan and China).
There is a large market in Germany for luxury watches and fine jewelry. There is also a demand for custom-made single series watches with mechanic mechanism. The most sought after jewelry designs in Germany mainly feature metal settings with high-quality small diamonds, while the precision and quality of the work are of high importance, especially in diamond settings.
Germany at a Glance
Airports: Berlin, Dusseldorf International, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich
Cities (Major): Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart
Courier Companies: Brinks, Malca Amit
Diamond Exchange: German Diamond Exchange
Diamond and Jewelry Trade Shows: Inhorgenta, Intergem, Midora
Driver's License: International driver's license
Electrical Current: 230V / 50Hz
Internet Ending: .de
Telephone Code: +49 (Berlin +30, Frankfurt +69, Munich +89)
Time Zone: CET (UTC+1)
Public Holidays: New Year's Day, Epiphany, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Labor Day, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Corpus Christi, Assumption, Unity Day, Day of Reformation, National Mourning Day, Christmas, St Stephen’s Day
Weather: The weather in Germany is cold and chilly, and is characteristically humid with westerly winds. There is precipitation all year round, which is almost evenly divided throughout the months of the year.
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