How does the international business work

International network


Competent support abroad

With the global S-CountryDesk network, your company benefits from the international experience of your Sparkasse. Whether it is opening an account in the USA or an office in China: Your advisor will be happy to arrange everything for you.

Your advantages

  • Reliable partners worldwide
  • Easier access to new markets
  • Professional support for your international business
  • Usually with German-speaking accompaniment

Targeted use of opportunities

S-CountryDesk offers you efficient support and a wide range of services that will make your work abroad easier.

Individual solutions

Partners such as banks, chambers of commerce, associations and other economic institutions offer you reliable services:

  • Direct account opening abroad as well as for foreign companies in Germany
  • Information about investment conditions and funding opportunities as well as clarification of financing issues
  • Real estate financing and brokerage
  • Asset Financing
  • Information on legal and tax framework conditions
  • Information about potential business partners
  • Appointments abroad


  • Useful information on 150 countries - quick and easy in one app
  • Intercultural tips and travel information
  • Practical tools - mobile with you at all times

Get the best support when it comes to your business success abroad. It is best to make an appointment with your advisor right away.

German Centers

Your location in distant markets

Build up or expand your own presence in the world's growth markets. The German Centers support you with the first steps and offer you a reliable contact point when setting up your new location.

Your advantages

  • Part of the international S-CountryDesk network
  • Practical advice on setting up and expanding a location on site
  • Offices of various sizes, conference rooms, storage and exhibition spaces for rent
  • Business services and many service providers under one roof
  • German-speaking management with extensive market experience
  • Tailored to the needs of medium-sized companies

Use know-how

Benefit from the support of the Chamber of Commerce Abroad, tax, legal or human resources experts and special consulting firms.

Well linked

They gain access to networks through events where companies can make contacts and exchange information and experiences.

Your plus on site

You receive a variety of services that support you in your market entry and in day-to-day business.

Get the best support when it comes to your business success abroad. It is best to make an appointment with your advisor right away.

Deutsche Leasing

Finance investments worldwide

Regardless of whether your company already has production facilities, sales or service branches abroad or is still planning to expand - you need investment solutions that can be implemented quickly and are tailored to your needs in order to be internationally successful. With your Sparkasse and Deutsche Leasing by your side, you are well advised worldwide.

Your advantages

  • You open up new sales and procurement markets.
  • You can get advice from your trusted advisor and a foreign expert from Deutsche Leasing at your home location.
  • You will be personally looked after abroad by the German-speaking employees of Deutsche Leasing.
  • You will work with internationally experienced partners who know exactly the economic, legal and cultural framework in the respective country.
  • You operate securely with contracts that are aligned with local laws and regulations.

Use subsidies worldwide

Your advisor will be happy to check for you whether public funding can be used for your project. In the best case scenario, you can benefit from favorable conditions such as non-repayment grants.

Act legally safe

Concentrate fully on your international project: With your contracts, you can be sure that the local and legal framework conditions are taken into account.

Get the best support when it comes to your business success abroad. It is best to make an appointment with your advisor right away.


Invest and trade across Europe

You want to take advantage of the opportunities that Europe offers your company. The EuropaService of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe and your Sparkasse support you with your market entry.

Your advantages

  • Part of the international network of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe.
  • Use the connections to around 600 partners of the Enterprise Europe Network in more than 50 countries.
  • Find out about the basic conditions for investing in over 40 European countries.
  • Find business partners in important foreign markets.
  • Find out whether and how your project can be funded by the EU.

Your needs find solutions

You will receive information, good advice and other services from a single source for your activities abroad.

Other countries other manners

Prepare yourself well. You will receive information on investment conditions in around 40 European countries.

Cooperation service

Find interesting business partners abroad for sales, manufacturing, joint ventures and much more.

EU funding programs

Get an overview of the variety of European support offers. Everything else is best discussed with your advisor.

Get the best support when it comes to your business success abroad. It is best to make an appointment with your advisor right away.

S-International Rhein-Ruhr GmbH

An experienced partner makes a lot of things easier when you do business abroad. Here you will find experts who will work with you to develop concepts and provide you with targeted support.

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