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News: Europe


White Paper on Transport – a Midterm Review by German Industry

With the White Paper on transport which was approved in 2011, the European Commission has plotted the strategic course for mobility in Europe up to the year 2050.

News: Global Issues


The B7 Expect Decisive Steps from the German G7 Presidency

The Presidents of the largest business associations of the G7 States hand over their Communiqué with their positions to the Federal Chancellor of Germany.

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.


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

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