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Greiner CEO Axel Kühner: Globalization has proven itself

Issue 91 - summer 2021
For Axel Kühner, CEO of the Upper Austrian family company Greiner, it is not only globalization that is one of the winners of the crisis. The pandemic has also given plastics a new status, he says in an interview with corporAID.

Closer look

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The economic delegate Clemens Machal recommends Austrian companies separate strategies for the Central Asian states - and does not consider the Chinese competition to be overwhelming.

Interview

TTTech: Crisis winner technology

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Georg Kopetz, CEO of the TTTech Group, emphasizes in an interview with corporAID the opportunities new technologies offer for growth and sustainable development. He wants Europe to be more strongly positioned in terms of technology policy and sees China as a role model when it comes to market development through technology exports.

Foreign trade

Hope for 2021

Due to the corona pandemic, Austrian exports and imports are shrinking massively this year. However, individual success stories give hope.

African company

Emerging brands from Africa

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
Name an African brand right away? Probably only a few succeed. It is not surprising either, as Africa is considered to be the “most unbranded continent”. However, some African companies are about to make a name for themselves internationally - and proudly emphasize their origins.

Country portrait

Vietnam: Economy Spotlight

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Low numbers of corona infections, an up-and-coming economy, beneficiaries of various crises: Vietnam is on a very promising path and, thanks to a new free trade agreement with the EU, also offers enormous opportunities for Austrian companies.

Vietnam: The New China

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Dietmar Schwank heads the Foreign Trade Center in Ho Chi Minh City - and speaks in an interview about the comparison between Vietnam and China.

Africa Day 2020

Still optimistic

Despite the corona crisis, the opportunities and potential of the neighboring continent were also in the foreground at this year's Africa Day of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. There was intensive exchange, especially about digitization.

Interview

Mini-grid and maxi-task

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Kandeh Yumkella, former director general of the UNIDO industrial development organization in Vienna, sees the long-awaited electrification of Africa as having difficulties in financing issues - and hopes for Europe.

Interview

More than secure

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Why product protection goes beyond counterfeit protection and where labels still have potential, explains Securikett managing director Werner Horn.