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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

06/23/2016

SelectUSA Reception at RGIT

On the occasion of the SelectUSA summit in Washington DC, RGIT hosted a reception in honor of the German and Austrian delegation on Sunday June... more

06/15/2016

Delegation of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology visits RGIT

On June 15, a delegation from the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology attended a briefing at RGIT on the current... more

06/09/2016

RGIT hosts TTIP debrief for 13th negotiation round

As part of an ongoing tradition, the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) hosted members of the EU Delegation’s Trade and Agriculture... more

06/07/2016

RGIT Job Posting – Director, Government Relations & Legal Affairs

The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) seeks to hire a Director, Government Relations and Legal Affairs. The Director, Government... more

05/24/2016

Delegation of the German Bundestag visits RGIT

As part of their travel to the U.S., members of the Budgets Committee of the German Bundestag visited the office of the Representative of German... more

04/25/2016

US-German Standards Panel 2016

Innovation in the Medical Device Sector more

04/06/2016

German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Programme, which is under the patronage of the German Federal Chancellor,... more

Washington News

No. 25 vom 23. Juni 2016

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • Fortschritt beim Transpazifik-Handelsabkommen
  • Neues Energiegesetz nicht mehr vor dem Sommer
  • Senat arbeitet am Abbau der Kuba-Sanktionen
  • EPA will Supreme Court-Entscheidung aushebeln
  • US-Telekomsektor investiert mehr
  • In eigener Sache
  • 3. Investorenkonferenz Select-USA
  • Fachkräftesituation weiterhin wichtig für US-Regierung
  • US-Behörden stellen Vergabeverfahren auf OASIS um

      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.