Business Location

Hamburg as a Business Location

Hamburg’s position as one of the most dynamic economic regions in Europe is rooted in a mix of economic potential and a high standard of living. This page provides an overview of the industries that characterize the region’s economic structure.

Skyline Blohm & Voss / Blohm & Voss shipyard / www.mediaserver.hamburg.de / Christian O. Bruch / VISUM

Maritime Technologies

The innovative core of the maritime industry consists of naval architecture, the shipbuilding supply industry, marine and offshore engineering, ancillary services and research facilities.

Hamburger Fischmarkt/ The Fish Market in Hamburg / www.mediaserver.hamburg.de / Christian Spahrbier

Tourism Industry

More than 97,000 jobs in Hamburg are directly or indirectly tourism-related, making the industry one of the region’s major employers.