German Business Matters

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

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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


German Business Priorities for Standards and Regulatory Cooperation in TTIP

As part of the 7th round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), negotiators held another “Stakeholder Forum”... more


Fact-finding mission Education

21 representatives of German and Austrian companies joined a fact-finding mission in Washington, D.C., to learn more about the projects of the World... more


Workshop about German vocational education

On October 1st RGIT and American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AIGCS) organized the workshop „Learn & Earn: Promotion of the US... more


The Economic Consequences of Strengthened Sanctions against Russia

On the 23rd of September 2014, the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) together with the German embassy in Washington D.C. hosted a... more

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Washington News

No. 14, April 12, 2018

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • SPOTLIGHT STEUERN: Absichtserklärung zum Regulierungsprozess
  • Veröffentlichung des jährlichen CBO-Budgetberichts
  • GLOBAL: Anhörung zur Erhöhung von US-Importzöllen
  • Elektromobilität USA: Autonomes Fahren bald alltagstauglich
  • DIGITAL: US-German Standards Panel zu Cybersicherheit
  • CFR-Bericht zur Zukunft der Arbeit
  • Jahresberichte zu Wettbewerb und Verbraucherschutz veröffentlicht

German American Trade Magazine

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.

To see the latest trade and investment data of German subsidaires in the US, please visit our newest website here.

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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