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News: Europe


Digital Future a Key Issue for the EU

BDI comments in light of the European Parliamentary hearing of EU Digital Commissioner-designate Günther Oettinger.

News: Global Issues


German Exports may grow by up to 4 percent this year

In the Eurozone, the economy is still not really gathering momentum. In addition to existing economic challenges, the second quarter of 2014 saw an intensification of geopolitical tensions caused by the Ukrainian crisis, and by terrorism and civil war in the Middle East.

BDI – Federation of German Industries


The Federation of German Industries (BDI) is an association of associations. As stipulated in the BDI’s statutes, membership is confined to “industrial sector associations and working groups acting as umbrella organizations to represent entire industrial groups within the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany”.


Currently, the BDI has 37 member federations, of which one is a working group, and represents the interests of 100.000 businesses with 8 million employees. Membership is voluntary.


· An Attractive Germany
· The Social Market Economy
· Strengthen Germany as an industrial country

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