Connecting both Western and Eastern Europe, investors enjoy low corporate tax rates and very modern, efficient public administration systems. It’s workforce is highly skilled and well educated, with several top ranking universities that optimise both business and science together. This makes it a hotspot for innovation and R&D, particularly for automotive and chemical industries. Compared to other German speaking countries, its workforce is priced more efficiently, while also being a top performer in terms of labor productivity per employee in the EU. The country is extremely well connected with modern transportation infrastructure via road, rail, inland waterway and air ensure good logistics.