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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

09/23/2015

Fostering German-American apprenticeship projects

On the occasion of the apprenticeship meeting at the Department of Labor, Deputy Representative of German Industry and Trade, Kevin Heidenreich,... more

09/23/2015

Representative Fleischmann opens RGIT Oktoberfest

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) from Tennessee’s 3rd District served as Master of Ceremonies of this year’s RGIT Oktoberfest and addressed 300... more

09/18/2015

German Businesses advocate for solidary asylum policy in Europe

In the past few weeks in Germany and other European countries hundreds of thousands of people are looking for protection against war,... more

08/27/2015

New RGIT Publication - Regulatory News

Our English-language publication “Regulatory News” is designed to provide an analysis of proposed federal regulations that could affect German... more

08/20/2015

RGIT Background Paper "Im Blickpunkt" - US-Cuban relations

This German language background paper gives an overview of the current U.S.-Cuba relations in view of the reopening of the U.S. embassy in Havanna on... 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.