German Minister Zypries promoting free trade in the US

05/25/2017

In May 2017, Brigitte Zypries, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, visited the US to stress the importance of transatlantic trade relations and the contributions of German companies to the US economy.  Alongside talks with the US administration, the Minister met with representatives of German companies and the Representative of German Industry and Trade, Daniel Andrich, in Washington.   During the trip, Zypries also met with the Governor of South Carolina, Henry McMaster. She visited the world's largest BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg and enquired about the workforce development initiatives of German companies.