Wholesale of non-ferrous ores, non-ferrous metals and non-ferrous semi-finished metal products (

If you select a location, the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact and the responsible authority as well as locally valid information will be displayed.

The following formalities are performed by responsible authorities and can also be handled via the Point of Single Contact if necessary. Please specify the location via Change selection. If you choose "To the responsible Point of Single Contact for ..." (if available), the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact are displayed. The contact details of the competent authority/-ies are displayed after choosing the formality.

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

If you would like to hire an employee you need to proceed with the following steps. These formalities CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

If the employment is terminated you also have to inform the authorities where the employee has been registered.

  • Posting of workers to Germany; registration and other obligations

    When posting employees to Germany, the Employee Posting Act must be observed. This law obliges both employers based in Germany and employers based abroad who employ workers in Germany to comply with statutory and, in certain sectors, collectively agreed working conditions. In addition, employers are subject to further obligations.

Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes:

  • Wholesale of metal ores (excl. iron ores)
  • Wholesale of metals in primary form (excl. iron and steel)
  • Wholesale of intermediate products made of non-ferrous metals
  • Wholesale of gold and other precious metals as well as intermediate products made thereof


  • Aluminium, Gh.
  • Aluminiumerze, Gh.
  • Aluminiumfolie, -blech, -draht, -profile, -rohre, -stäbe, Gh.
  • Aluminiumhalbzeug, Gh.
  • Aluminiumlegierungen, Gh.
  • Aluminiumoxid (Tonerde), Gh.
  • Bauxit, Gh.
  • Blattgold, Gh.
  • Blech aus NE-Metallen, Gh.
  • Blei, Gh.
  • Bleierze, Gh.
  • Bleifolie, -blech, -draht, -profile, -rohre, -stäbe, Gh.
  • Bleihalbzeug, Gh.
  • Bronze (Kupfer-Zinn-Legierungen), Gh.
  • Chrom, Gh.
  • Chromhalbzeug, Gh.
  • Chromlegierungen, Gh.
  • Draht (NE-Metalldraht), Gh.
  • Edelmetalle in Rohform, Gh.
  • Edelmetallerze, Gh.
  • Edelmetallfolie, -blech, -draht, Gh.
  • Edelmetallhalbzeug , Gh.
  • Edelmetalllegierungen , Gh.
  • Elektrolytkupfer, Gh.
  • Fittings (Formstücke für Installationen und Rohrleitungen) aus NE-Metall, Gh.
  • Folie aus NE-Metall, Gh.
  • Gewebe aus Aluminium oder Nickel (Halbfertigerzeugnis), Gh.
  • Gießereierzeugnisse aus NE-Metallen, Gh.
  • Gitter aus Aluminium oder Nickel, Gh.
  • Gold, Gh.
  • Golderze, Gh.
  • Halbzeug aus NE-Metallen , Gh.
  • Kobalterze, Gh.
  • Kupfer, Gh.
  • Kupferfolie, -blech, -draht, -profile, -rohre, -stäbe, Gh.
  • Kupferhalbzeug, Gh.
  • Kupferlegierungen, Gh.
  • Kupfermatte, Gh.
  • Mangan, Gh.
  • Manganerze, Gh.
  • Manganhalbzeug, Gh.
  • Manganlegierungen, Gh.
  • Messing (Kupfer-Zink-Legierungen), Gh.
  • Molybdänerze, Gh.
  • NE-Erze, Gh.
  • NE-Metalle, Gh.
  • NE-Metallerze, Gh.
  • NE-Metallhalbzeug , Gh.
  • NE-Metalllegierungen, Gh.
  • Neusilber (Kupfer-Nickel-Zink-Legierungen), Gh.
  • Nickel, Gh.
  • Nickelerze, Gh.
  • Nickelfolie, -blech, -draht, -profile, -rohre, -stäbe, Gh.
  • Nickelhalbzeug , Gh.
  • Nickellegierungen, Gh.
  • Platin, Gh.
  • Platinerze, Gh.
  • Platinplattierungen auf Gold, Silber oder unedlen Metallen, Gh.
  • Profile aus Blei, Zink und Zinn und deren Legierungen, Gh.
  • Profile aus Metall , Gh.
  • Profile aus NE-Metall, Gh.
  • Raffinadekupfer, Gh.
  • Rohre aus NE-Metall, Gh.
  • Rohrformstücke aus NE-Metall, Gh.
  • Rohrverbindungsstücke aus NE-Metall , Gh.
  • Rohrverschlussstücke aus NE-Metall, Gh.
  • Schmiedestücke aus NE-Metallen, Gh.
  • Silber, Gh.
  • Silberfolie, -blech, -draht, Gh.
  • Silberplattierungen auf unedlen Metallen, Gh.
  • Spalt- und brutstoffhaltige Erze, Gh.
  • Stäbe aus NE-Metall, Gh.
  • Thoriumerze, Gh.
  • Uranerze, Gh.
  • Uranoxidkonzentrate, Gh.
  • Vanadiumerze, Gh.
  • Wolframerze, Gh.
  • Zementkupfer (gefälltes Kupfer), Gh.
  • Zink, Gh.
  • Zinkerze, Gh.
  • Zinkfolie, -blech, -draht, -profile, -rohre, -stäbe, Gh.
  • Zinkhalbzeug, Gh.
  • Zinklegierungen, Gh.
  • Zinn, Gh.
  • Zinnerze, Gh.
  • Zinnfolie, -blech, -draht, -profile, -rohre, -stäbe, Gh.
  • Zinnhalbzeug, Gh.
  • Zinnlegierungen, Gh.