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BDI’s policy recommendations for a future electricity market design

The Energiewende and energy policy in Germany have a fundamental influence on energy markets, the interplay between actors and the costs generated for all consumers.

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German economy expects new growth impulses from India

"The German economy is ready. When India grows, we grow with them and we will invest. But the preconditions have to be right. India and its government have to convince the world that it is really possible now to grow in a sustainable way", said Hubert Lienhard, Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business, on the occasion of the official opening up the Hanover Fair and the Indo-German Business Summit.

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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