Christoph Leitl

Austria’s Business Community Welcomes Van der Bellen

Austria’s economic chamber head Christoph Leitl congratulated Alexander van der Bellen on the latter’s election victory. Leitl stressed Austria’s business sector was ready to cooperate. Also Industrialists Association (Industriellenvereinigung) head Georg Kapsch cheered on the new President, adding that the industrial sector wished the new President good luck.

May 24, 2016

Austrian Business Delegation to Visit India - Results

Austria's business delegation has returned from a five-day visit to India. What did they achieve?

February 23, 2016

Austrian Business Delegation to Visit India

On Monday afternoon minister of foreign affairs Sebastian Kurz and the second president of the National Council Karlheinz Kopf and the president of the chamber of commerce Christoph Leitl together with a big business delegation started a five-day visit to India.

February 15, 2016

How Can Exporters Benefit from the "Go-International Initiative" of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce?

Even in a challenging global economic environment, exports remain the driving force behind the Austrian economy. The go-international initiative of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce encourages companies to step across the border by offering advisory services, events and support, as well as making it easier for existing exporters to enter additional foreign markets.

October 19, 2015

Austrian President Fischer is First European Head of State to Visit Iran

Austrian President Heinz Fischer is the first European head of state to visit Iran following the successful conclusion of nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1.

September 7, 2015

Austrian Export Day 2015 - Tomorrow is Today: Meet Trade Delegates at the Exporttag

On June 30, 2015, from 10am to 5pm the Export Day (Exporttag 2015) of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKO) will take place in Vienna. Economic delegates from all over the world will be present.

March 27, 2015

China Visit: Austria Signs 20 Agreements Worth EUR 120 Million

Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer is very satisfied about his visit to China. Austria has organized twice already official visits to that country and this time Austria’s head of state was met by China’s President, PM and head of Parliament.

March 27, 2015

Austrian Business with China further Growing

Even though China’s economic growth has slowed down recently, it still boasts a significant growth compared to Western markets. Apparently (see the FriedlNews reports on President Fischer's state visit to Beijing) Austrian firms try to take advantage of this 1.4 billion people market.

March 27, 2015

Austrian Export Award 2014 for Above-Average Export Commitment

As part of a festive gala evening in Vienna's Museumsquartier, the Austrian Export Prize 2014 has been awarded by the Federal Minister for Science, Research and Economics, Reinhold Mitterlehner, and the President of the Economic Chamber Austria (WKO) Christoph Leitl.

June 26, 2014

Fischer: Room for Further Trade with Albania

Austrian President Heinz Fischer was paying a visit to Western Balkan States.

May 22, 2014
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