AHK RGIT-USA

German Business Matters

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

RGIT News

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

12/15/2015

GABO 2016: German Companies Expect to Continue to Outperform Market

German companies in the US continue to grow, hire and invest. The German American Business Outlook (GABO) 2016 reports that 97% of German firms... more

11/20/2015

Dual education in the U.S.

The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) together with the German-American Chambers of Commerce (GACC) hosted an event on the success... more

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

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Washington News

No. 11, March 23, 2017

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • China bewertet Gespräche mit Rex Tillerson als positiv
  • Acosta als Nominierter für den Posten des US-Arbeitsministers angehört
  • Effizienzstandards für bestimmte Elektrogeräte verzögern sich
  • Immer mehr US-Branchen nutzen auf Fotonik basierende Technologien
  • Federal Register: Nutzung einheimischer Materialien bei Pipeline-Bau
  • Anhörung von Neil Gorsuch beendet
  • Senatoren bitten um Vorschläge für Wirtschaftswachstum

      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 672.000 American workers, German businesses accounted for 10.5% of the 6.4 million insourced jobs in the United States in 2014.

      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.