State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology visits Washington, DC

10/15/2012

State Secretary Anne Ruth Herkes of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology visited Washington, DC on October 15, 2012. Topics included the economic situation in the United States and especially the situation of German businesses in the US.

During a luncheon hosted by the Representative of German Industry and Trade and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, different topics like energy policy, vocational education and training, transatlantic trade and the investment climate in the US were discussed. Among the guests were German business representatives including members of the German American Chamber of Commerce Chicago, as well as representatives from Germany Trade and Invest.