Foreign Affiliates 2019: little changes in the pre-Corona year
Foreign affiliates in Austria employed one in five persons employed (21%) and accounted for more than one third (34.3%) of total turnover recorded for the Austrian market economy in 2019.
74.4% of foreign controlled enterprises in Austria had their corporate headquarters within the European Union. By far the most important partner country was Germany, counting for 39.4% of all cases, followed by Switzerland (11.3%), Italy (5.6%), the UK (4.4%), the Netherlands (4.3%), and the United States (4.2%).
Foreign affiliates could mainly be found in Germany (14.2% of all units or 13.2% of foreign employment). Ranked by employment shares, Germany was followed by the Czech Republic (9.0%), Hungary (6.4%), Romania (6.1%), the United States (5.4%) and Poland (4.6%). 66% of all foreign affiliates were located in EU countries, reaching a share in foreign employment of 63%.
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