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...

 

 

Upcoming Events

05/01/2015

World Bank Projects: Business Opportunities for German Companies

From June 22nd to June 25th, 2015, RGIT will offer various workshops in Germany on how to do business with the World Bank Group and the United... [more]

06/05/2015

Fact Finding Mission to Washington and New York – Business Opportunities with World Bank & UN

From 7 to 10 December 2015, the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT ) and the German American Chamber of Commerce (AHK USA) in New York... [more]

RGIT News

06/12/2015

Meeting with the chairman of the TTIP Caucus Eric Paulsen

On the 11th of July, the Representative of German Industry and Trade Dr. Thomas Zielke had a meeting with Congressman Erik... more

06/05/2015

Joint Declaration of Intent on Vocational Training

On June 5th, the Federal Ministries of Education and Research, Economic Affairs and Energy, and Labor and Social Affairs of the... more

06/02/2015

German State Secretary visits RGIT

On June 1st, Michael Odenwald, state secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, visited the office of the... more

05/28/2015

German Movie Screening at the Goethe Institut

Each year the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy presents the German Business Film Prize to films underscoring innovation in the... more

04/02/2015

ApprenticeshipUSA Roundtable

U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, invited German and Swiss companies to participate at the ApprenticeshipUSA Roundtable which took place... more

03/24/2015

USA is partner country of Hannover Messe 2016

President Barack Obama announced on March 23 during the SelectUSA Summit that the United States will be the official partner country at the Hannover... more

Washington News

No. 25 vom 25. Juni 2015 

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • TPA verabschiedet
  • Oberster Gerichtshof entscheidet für Obamacare 
  • USA und China besprechen neue Kooperationsfelder
  • Neustart mit Kuba weckt Hoffnungen auf steigende US-Agrarexporte
  • Finanzierung des US Highway Trust Funds steht weiter auf wackeligen Füßen
  • Chemikalienregulierung soll modernisiert werden 
  • Neuregelung für Kennzeichnung von Fleischprodukten
  • Kritik an Obamas Klimaplan


      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.