Newsletter registration

By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Where Your Profits Grow Sky High.

A.T. Kearney: Austria improves in the investment ranking

Robert Kromoser © Curt Themessl/A.T.Kearney

The main reason was American tax reform legislation. This was the conclusion of the Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index 2019 (FDICI) of the management consultancy A.T. Kearney. At the same time, Austria has become somewhat more attractive for foreign investors. The country improved from 24th to 21st place in the FDICI ranking. "Austria's leap forward is based on its more business-friendly tax environment. The tax system in the country is considered to be one of the ten best in the world and is far superior to nations such as the United States, Canada and Germany", states Robert Kromoser, Vice President, Europa, Middle East and Asia of A.T. Kearney. Austria is also in the front ranks when it comes to research and development (R&D). "Here Austria is even rated second behind Sweden and has developed a national strategy to further develop its R&D know-how. Such measures will likely contribute to attracting foreign direct investments, in light of the fact that investors place particular importance on the technological innovativeness of a country", Kromoser adds.

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin



Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

  • 4YFN – StartUp Event

    24. - 26.02.2020, Barcelona, Spain

  • Doing Business in Austria

    19.3.2020, Manchester, UK

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

Austria is well known for its social stability and excellent labor relations where strikes are measured only in seconds. As a global player, reliable deliveries are a top priority for us.

Opel Austria

More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

Turbocharger for the business location

The new Austrian Federal Government is committed to strengthening the economy, as shown in its programme, and has incorporated numerous measures to enhance the viability of Austria as a business location.

Hidden Champions: Austria’s Secret Global Market Leaders

They are immensely successful on the international market, but still hardly known to anyone: the “hidden champions” play in the big leagues of the Austrian economy. What they have in common is that they are medium-sized firms, growth-oriented, innovative and intimately linked to their specific corporate values.

More news All blog posts