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German Business Matters

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

RGIT: Represent – Communicate – Monitor

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

03/12/2015

The Obama Administration’s 2015 Trade Policy Agenda

Last week the President released his 2015 Trade Agenda, highlighting the positive benefits of trade for the United States and outlining his... more

02/25/2015

Skills event with the National Governors Association

The German Embassy and the Representative of German Industry and Trade organized an event on German Dual Education at the annual meeting of State and... more

02/05/2015

Governor Christie Vetoes the NJ Buy America Bill

RGIT welcomes Governor Chris Christie’s decision today to veto the Buy America bill (S.B. 1811). Governor Christie noted that foreign owned companies... more

01/27/2015

Business opportunities – World Bank invests in urban development

14 participants from Germany and Austria participated in a joint fact finding mission to the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)... more

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Washington News

No. 2, January 18, 2018

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • Spotlight NAFTA
  • RGIT und deutsche Botschaft briefen Kongress zur dualen Ausbildung
  • ENERGIE/GLOBAL: Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule abgelehnt, Energiekapitel in NAFTA 
  • DIGITAL: Oberster Gerichtshof der USA nimmt das Thema Online-Umsatzsteuer auf
  • US-Farmer modernisieren 2018 ihre Maschinenparks
  • DIGITAL: NSA-Spionage-Programm verlängert
  • DIGITAL: Digitale Infrastruktur
  • GLOBAL: Anhörung von nominierten stellvertretenden US-Handelsbeauftragten

      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