“A More Open China, Not a More Closed EU”

Hanna Müller, Head of the BDI-Office in Beijing, explains the current state of affairs of the German industry in China.



Kempf calls for clear commitment to German-US cooperation

- As Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with US President Donald Trump for the first time, the BDI president warns against protectionist tendencies. more
World Trade

Trump still sparse on economic policy details

- BDI President Dieter Kempf comments on US president’s speech to Congress. more
World Trade

Intensive cooperation required in the face of transatlantic uncertainty

- German industry representatives talk with US senators at the BDI-US Congressional Roundtable held in the margins of the Munich Security Conference. more

"German industry will continue to play a responsible role in our society"

- In the presence of Federal President Joachim Gauck, Dieter Kempf assumed the presidency of the BDI at the gala evening celebration of German industry. Kempf took the opportunity to warn against political developments in the US. more
European industrial and economic policy, internal market

The EU must show unity towards UK

- BDI President Dieter Kempf comments on Theresa May’s speech. more
World Trade

Economic growth of one and a half percent expected in the coming year

- In view of global political uncertainty, future growth cannot be taken for granted, BDI President Dieter Kempf said. Germany would have to work harder to maintain its current level of prosperity. more

Network for free trade – Why the BDI is needed in Brussels

Germany’s prosperity and high living standards are based on a world of free trade. But freedom and competitiveness are not a natural given. They need a strong voice to call for them.