Meeting with the chairman of the TTIP Caucus Eric Paulsen


On the 11th of July, the Representative of German Industry and Trade Dr. Thomas Zielke had a meeting with Congressman Erik Paulsen, representative of Minnesota’s 3rd District and chairman of the TTIP caucus. Discussed topics included the transatlantic trade agreement TTIP, the upcoming TPA of president Obama, and German investments in the US. Dr. Zielke was joined by Matthias Kruse, the executive director of the International Department of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Rhein-Neckar.

Mr. Kruse visited Washington, D.C. to participate in a panel discussion of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), together with RGIT’s Trade Director Elizabeth Livengood. Subsequently, Mr. Kruse and RGIT’s Director of Government Affairs, Lindi von Mutius, met Congressman Peter Roskam who represents Illinois’ 6th District.