Frankfurt’s International Network

Frankfurt’s location in the heart of Europe supports its international orientation. For centuries, the city has been a major transportation hub in Europe and home to one of the world’s most important trade and exhibition centres. All these factors make the Frankfurt Rhine-Main region one of the most important economic regions on the continent – and for its residents a region with high quality of life.

Delegation Trips

Frankfurt Main Finance strives to strengthen the city’s international network and offer a dialogue platform. An important instrument are high-level delegation trips to significant partner cities.

Cooperation

Another important objective of the initiative is to expand the city’s international network and cooperation. In this regard, emerging markets are amongst the most important partners.

Peking

Long-time cooperation between Hesse and Beijing

The friendly relations between Frankfurt and China go back to the eighties. The partnership with Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, was established as early as 1988. In order to strengthen the economic ties between the cities of Frankfurt and Beijing, the Frankfurt Economic Development Company and the Beijing Investment Promotion Bureau signed a memorandum […]

Shanghai

Hesse-Shanghai cooperation deepens relations with China

As well as with the capital Beijing, close links also exist with the 23 million metropolis of Shanghai. The Hesse-Shanghai Business Forum has been taking place every year since 2012, alternating between the cities of Shanghai and Frankfurt. The first international Hesse-Shanghai Business Forum was staged in 2012 under the title “Financing of investment and […]

Unterzeichnung MoU Frankfurt und Busan

Frankfurt Main Finance Signs Cooperation Agreement with South Korean Financial Centre Busan

The South Korean city of Busan and Frankfurt Main Finance aim to mutually promote and strengthen their financial centres. This is the subject of the Memorandum of Understanding, signed today by representatives of both parties at the premises of Frankfurt Main Finance. The city of Busan was represented by Deputy Mayor Cho Donyoung, as part […]