AHK RGIT-USA

German Business Matters

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

RGIT News

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

07/31/2015

WTO eliminates tariffs on IT products

The World Trade Organization (WTO) concluded its negotiations on the expansion of the 1997 Information Technology Agreement (ITA) at the end of July.... 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.