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]

07/09/2015 - Webinar

Webinar: Market Access and Regulatory Update for Medical Device

Series: Succeed in Germany’s Healthcare Market 2015 [more]

RGIT News

07/02/2015

The German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrow's leaders - Launch your career in Germany – become part of a worldwide network

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers prospective leaders from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA the opportunity to conduct a project... more

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

Washington News

No. 26 vom 2. Juli 2015 

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • Keine Bevollmächtigung der Exportförderungsbank 
  • Ausweitung des Exports von Erdöl und Erdgas
  • Erfolgreicher Emissionshandel zur Kohlenstoffdioxidreduktion in den Ostküstenstaaten
  • Zunahme der Lobbyarbeit über das Internet der Dinge
  • US-Chemiebranche setzt auf TTIP
  • US-Verbrauchervertrauen steigt weiter 
  • Strafzahlungen bei Verstößen gegen Obamacare
  • Umweltschutzbehörde muss Kosten für Kraftwerksbetreiber berücksichtigen
  • Änderung bei Berufungen im Markenrecht geplant


      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.