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Representative of German Industry and Trade

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

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

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

WorldBank
01/19/2015

Fact Finding Mission „Urban Development“

The Office of the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) will organize a Fact Finding Mission to the World Bank and the Inter-American... [more]

01/21/2015 - Birmingham and Mobile, AL

Save the Date: Town Hall Discussions on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Opportunities for Alabama

In June 2013, the European Union and the United States announced their intention to negotiate the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership... [more]

RGIT News

12/16/2014

German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt visits RGIT

On December 11th German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt visited RGIT together with a delegation of members from the German... more

12/08/2014

GABO: German Companies Grow with Rising Demand

98 percent of German subsidiaries are expecting revenue growth for their businesses in 2015. In the wake of recent large scale acquisitions by large... more

11/10/2014

RGIT hosts delegation from Schleswig-Holstein

A delegation from the German state of Schleswig-Holstein visited RGIT on November 10th. The group included representatives of the regional... more

11/04/2014

German consuls visit RGIT

On November 4, the Representative of German Industry and Trade hosted a reception for the German consuls general and honorary consuls in the US. The... more

10/30/2014

CSU delegation meets with representatives of U.S. industry

On October 28 RGIT greeted a delegation of members of the German Bundestag party CSU (Christian Social Union). The delegation included former federal... more

Washington News

  • Deutsche Firmen wachsen dank steigender Nachfrage
  • Umsetzung der Einwanderungsreform
  • Geringere Hypothekenanzahlungen
  • TPP und Agrarbereich
  • Weniger Konsumentenkredite
  • Neue Energiesparrichtlinie für Waschmaschinen
  • Firmeninformationsreise zur Weltbank: Urban Development

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.