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News: Europe


BDI supports design for single EU electricity market

BDI Director General Kerber praises the energy union and urges that words be rapidly followed by deeds.

News: Global Issues

Global Value Creation Chains

A new BDI study sets out the shifts in global economic power over the last decade and details the strong points of German industry.

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


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

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