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

01/05/2017

German Interview: Trumps Handelsagenda mit Deutschland unklar

See the German published interview in the IHK "Ostwestfälische Wirtschaft" here. more

11/22/2016

The Next President and the 115th Congress: What can the transatlantic business community expect?

With the 2016 elections in the rearview mirror, political challanges lie ahead for Washington as a new government is formed. In cooperation with the... more

11/08/2016

Interview: Anti-free trade rhetoric a great concern

See the interview “Anti-free-trade rhetoric 'a great concern” here. more

11/08/2016

Interview: Integration vs. Isolation

See the interview in German here. more

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Washington News

No. 29, July 27, 2017

  • Diese Woche in Washington
  • GLOBAL: Gesetzespaket zu Sanktionen im Repräsentantenhaus verabschiedet
  • ENERGIE/GLOBAL: Optionen für aktualisiertes NAFTA-Energiekapitel diskutiert 
  • DIGITAL: Ausbau der digitalen Infrastruktur
  • GLOBAL: USA und UK streben engere Handelspartnerschaft an
  • DIGITAL: Internet Governance Forum USA
  • Positive Absatzaussichten für Metallbearbeitungs- und Industriemaschinen in den USA
  • In eigener Sache: Sommerpause
  • GLOBAL: Untersuchung der Lieferketten in der Manufacturing- und Verteidigungsindustrie 
  • Infrastruktur-Gremium soll Weißes Haus beraten
  • ENERGIE: Gesetzentwurf zu E15 gescheitert 

      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