Issues

RGIT communicates the positions of German business to US audiences, in particular to Congress and the Administration. In addition, RGIT monitors and analyzes economic and political trends in the US and informs interested stakeholders in Germany about these developments.

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Trade

The U.S. and German economies are closely connected. The United States are the largest export market for Germany. Germany is the sixth largest recipient of U.S. goods.

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Energy

Affordable energy is one essential factor for why businesses choose to establish themselves in the United States.

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Digitalization

The digitalization of the economy has the potential to become the next huge stimulus for further transatlantic market integration.

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US Domestic and Economic Policy

5,300 companies benefit from German capital investment in the United States. German subsidiaries create more than 692,000 jobs in the US, with almost half of them in the manufacturing sector.

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International Financial Institutions

Washington is not only the capital of the United States, it also hosts the headquarters of important institutions of international development organizations like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

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Vocational Education and Training

The German system of vocational education and training is deemed to be the backbone of German economy.