BDI - The Voice of German Industry

News: Europe


Making industry’s competitiveness Europe’s core project

Joint call by the BDI and Confindustria for the EU spring summit. Business community taking part in German-Italian government consultations.

News: Global Issues


German Economy Advocates Further Opening of Markets on the Occasion of the Chinese President

In the run-up to the visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA) is asking for more freedom of action for German companies in the People's Republic.

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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