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A call for growth and employment in Europe

German and French industry advocate a positive growth agenda for Europe.

News: Global Issues


Business Calls on G20 Leaders to Deliver on Trade

“Trade for Growth: A New Trade Regime for the 21st Century”, the first in a series of B20 Coalition position papers for 2014, reviews the current trade landscape and presents seven recommendations to capitalize on the favourable climate created by the WTO Bali agreement of 2013.

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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