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News: Europe


Economic growth needs a solid political framework

Commentary by BDI Director General and Member of the Presidential Board Markus Kerber on German-British Relations.

News: Global Issues


A clear rise in investment in education required

The 32nd German-Brazilian Economic Meeting saw a demand by BDI President Ulrich Grillo for an investment offensive in both countries.

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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