AHK RGIT-USA

Representative of German Industry and Trade

RGIT is the Washington, DC liaison office of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK)

German Business Matters

U.S. subsidiaries of German-owned firms play a vital role in the U.S. economy. German companies in the United States employ over 620,000 people.

Washington News

RGIT's weekly German-language Newsletter „Washington News“ reports current political, economic and legal developments in Washington, D.C., and the United States. More...

 

 

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RGIT News

02/02/2016

BDI President Grillo in Washington

Ulrich Grillo, the President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), visited Washington D.C. this week and, among others, met with U.S.... more

01/28/2016

Neue Visa Waiver-Regeln gelten ab sofort

Seit dem 21. Januar werden die Bestimmungen des Visa Waiver Progam Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act bei der Einreise in die USA... more

01/28/2016

RGIT Background Paper "Im Blickpunkt" - Dual education in the U.S.

This German language background paper gives an overview of the current dual education initiatives of German companies in the US.  more

01/01/2016

New Office Location

Dear Colleagues and Friends of RGIT, the office of the Representative of German Industry and Trade has moved to a new location. As of January 1,... more

12/15/2015

GABO 2016: German Companies Expect to Continue to Outperform Market

German companies in the US continue to grow, hire and invest. The German American Business Outlook (GABO) 2016 reports that 97% of German firms... more

11/20/2015

Dual education in the U.S.

The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) together with the German-American Chambers of Commerce (GACC) hosted an event on the success... more

Washington News

No. 6 vom 11. Februar 2016

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • Weißes Haus schlägt Haushalt für 2017 vor
  • Spielraum für Investitionen im Staatshaushalt 
  • Verlust von Callcenter-Jobs in den USA durch TPP
  • Viel Bewegung im US-Sportartikelmarkt
  • KMUs kritisieren Exportkontrollreform 
  • Zweifel an privater Flugsicherung
  • Landwirtschaftlicher Handel mit Kuba

      German American Trade Magazine

      German Business Matters

      U.S. subsidiaries of German-owned firms play a vital role in the U.S. economy, with competitive German businesses contributing to the economic health and prosperity of the American economy. These subsidiaries create jobs for American workers.

      German companies employ 581,000 American workers, German businesses accounted for 10% of the 5.6 million insourced jobs in the United States in 2011.

      Who we are

      The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) is the Washington, DC liaison office of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK). President is Dr. Thomas Zielke. RGIT’s mission is to foster free trade and a welcoming business environment on both sides of the Atlantic to achieve sustainable growth, jobs and innovation for companies involved in German-American economic relations.