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...

 

 

RGIT News

11/22/2016

The Next President and the 115th Congress: What can the transatlantic business community expect?

With the 2016 elections in the rearview mirror, political challanges lie ahead for Washington as a new government is formed. In cooperation with the... more

11/08/2016

Interview: Anti-free trade rhetoric a great concern

See the interview “Anti-free-trade rhetoric 'a great concern” here. more

11/08/2016

Interview: Integration vs. Isolation

See the interview in German here. more

10/21/2016

RGIT hosts TTIP debrief for 15th negotiation round

As part of its regular TTIP debrief series, the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) hosted members of the EU Delegation’s Trade and... more

09/20/2016

Finance Committee of the German Bundestag visits RGIT

On Friday, September 16, 2016, RGIT hosted a briefing for members of the Finance Committee of the German Bundestag. The Committee, led by Manfred... more

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Washington News

No. 6, February 16th, 2017

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • Republikaner weiter uneins bei Border Tax Adjustment
  • GLOBAL: Treffen mit Premiers Abe und Trudeau
  • RGIT erläutert Vorzüge des dualen Ausbildungssystems
  • Mnuchin zum U.S.-Finanzminister ernannt
  • US-Öl- und Gasindustrie schaltet in den Expansionsmodus
  • GLOBAL: Section 1504 des Dodd-Frank Act abgeschafft
  • ENERGIE: Erneuerbare Energieprojekte für ländliche Gebiete
  • German American Trade Magazin

    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 640.000 American workers, German businesses accounted for 10.5% of the 6.1 million insourced jobs in the United States in 2013.

    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 Daniel Andrich. 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.