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

07/16/2012

BDI President Keitel: focus on strength, not on crisis

The President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Keitel, gave a speech on "Stability and Growth - A Perspective... more

07/16/2012

MEP Dr. Andreas Schwab at RGIT

Member of the European Parliament Dr. Andreas Schwab (CDU/EPP) called on RGIT on the occasion of a delegation visit of MEPs to Washington, DC. He... more

06/18/2012

German Minister of Economics and Technology and Vice-Chancellor Visits Washington D.C.

On the occasion of the visit of the German Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Philipp Roesler, the Representative... more

06/08/2012

German Companies Still Optimistic

Despite the turmoil in the Eurozone, German companies have an upbeat outlook, according to the results of a DIHK economic survey of over 25,000... more

05/16/2012

Conference: Leading representatives from government, industry, and academia discuss growth and job creation

High taxes, costs of health care, and the lack of skilled workforce are the biggest challenges German enterprises face in the US.... more

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Washington News

No. 42, December 7, 2017

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • SPOTLIGHT STEUERN: Senat billigt seinen Gesetzentwurf
  • SPOTLIGHT NAFTA: Präsident diskutiert NAFTA mit republikanischen Senatoren
  • RGIT-Diskussionsrunde zu extraterritorialen Aspekten im US- und EU-Recht
  • DIGITAL: Update zum Gesetzgebungsprozess für selbstfahrende Autos
  • ENERGIE: Drei Herausforderungen für erneuerbare Energien
  • Branchencheck USA – November 2017
  • Vorschlag zur Bildungsreform
  • GLOBAL: USTR äußert sich zum Ergebnis des globalen Stahlforums 
  • GLOBAL: Einreiseverbot darf voll umgesetzt werden 

      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