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🇩🇪 Germany: ⭐️ADR All-stars 🌟 When looking to invest in German Stocks, you will come across the initials “AG” and “SE”. 🇩🇪 Aktiengesellschaft- AG is an abbreviation of Aktiengesellschaft, which is a German term for a stock corporation or public limited company. 🇪🇺  Societas Europaea - “SE" is a Latin abbreviation for “Societas Europaea” which means European Company. Like the German stock corporation (Aktiengesellschaft, AG), the “SE” companies are commercial companies whose equity is devised into shares. AG companies are registered in and operate within German law, while SE companies are European companies and therefore operate under a supra-national form a law which is based on European Community law. ✍️ In plain English, 👉 AG signifies that a company is of German origin, which is a member of the European Union (EU). The SE structure reflects that the company is a multinational European corporation and gives the company the flexibility to operate anywhere within the EU. Germany is an old-world country, first recognized as a region, on February 2nd, 962 AD. Germany is the world's fourth-largest economy behind the 1.) 🇺🇸 , 2.) China 🇨🇳 , and 3.) Japan 🇯🇵 Germany may be the seventh-largest country on the continent of Europe, but its Gross Domestic Product of over 3.4 trillion Euros makes it the largest economy on the continent. Germany is famous for its beer and baking, but the strongest sectors of the German economy are vehicles 🚗 construction 🚧 , electrical industry ⚡️, engineering 👷‍♀️, and chemical industry 🧑🏻‍🔬. [direct quote] ➡️ “Germany is the most open economy among the G7 states. The foreign trade quota is currently 84.4 percent – that’s the sum of imports and exports in relation to GDP. In comparison, the USA quota is 26.7 percent.” [direct quote] ➡️ “The most important economic centers in Germany are the metropolitan regions of Munich (high tech 💻), Stuttgart (vehicle construction 🦺), Rhine-Neckar (chemicals, IT 💾), Frankfurt am Main (finance 🏦) Hamburg (port, aircraft construction, media✈️). Berlin/Brandenburg (start-up region🤖)” 👀TOMORROW 🌏 🇩🇪 part 2of2
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