AHK RGIT-USA

German Business Matters

U.S. subsidiaries of German-owned firms play a vital role in the U.S. economy.

RGIT: Represent – Communicate – Monitor

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

02/02/2016

BDI President Grillo in Washington

Ulrich Grillo, the President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), visited Washington D.C. this week and, among others, met with U.S.... more

01/28/2016

Neue Visa Waiver-Regeln gelten ab sofort

Seit dem 21. Januar werden die Bestimmungen des Visa Waiver Progam Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act bei der Einreise in die USA... more

01/28/2016

RGIT Background Paper "Im Blickpunkt" - Dual education in the U.S.

This German language background paper gives an overview of the current dual education initiatives of German companies in the US.  more

01/01/2016

New Office Location

Dear Colleagues and Friends of RGIT, the office of the Representative of German Industry and Trade has moved to a new location. As of January 1,... more

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Washington News

No. 6, February 15, 2018

  • Diese Woche in Washington
    • Weißes Haus stellt Infrastrukturplan vor
    • SPOTLIGHT STEUERN: IRS fordert zusätzliche Finanzmittel zur Umsetzung des Steuergesetzes
    • SPOTLIGHT NAFTA
    • ENERGIE: Anreize für Kohlenstoffbindung und -speicherung und Erdwärme genehmigt
    • USA benötigen Automatisierungstechnik aus Deutschland
    • GLOBAL: Sitzung der Global Business Coalition (GBC) in Washington, D.C.
    • DIGITAL: Anhörung zu Blockchain-Anwendungen
    • Bericht des Weißen Hauses zu Arzneimittelpreisen

      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.

      German companies employ around 672.000 people in the U.S., thereby making Germany the 3rd largest foreign employer in the country. German businesses accounted for 10.5% of the 6.4 million insourced jobs in the United States in 2014.

      Who we are

      RGIT – Deepening the transatlantic marketplace

      The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) encourages the deepening of the U.S.-German economic and trade relationship. RGIT represents the interests of German industry in the U.S. on behalf of its principals, the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK). President is Daniel Andrich. 

      The transatlantic economic relationship is very close. The United States and Germany are important partners in shaping globalization. Deep transatlantic economic integration is based on a trusting business environment, a reliable framework, and open markets. This is what RGIT supports — on both sides of the Atlantic. 

      Cooperation – Partnership – Integration – Reliability - Openness