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Press releases

European Economic and Monetary Union

Industry Calls for Maximum Damage Limitation During Brexit

- The extent of damage limitation is largely the responsibility of the UK Government. more
USA

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
USA

"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

Statements

The German government must show stronger commitment to TTIP

BDI President Ulrich Grillo responds to the recent statements from Germany’s Economics Minister on the progress of TTIP negotiations.

Trump damaging the economy

In an interview with news magazine Spiegel, BDI President Grillo criticised the economic agenda of US presidential candidate Donald Trump, claiming that the Republican politician was ignoring the realities of the 21st century.

TTIP: A great opportunity for Germany and Europe

Statement on the release of secret TTIP documents

A tailwind for TTIP

After more than fifty years, the USA has replaced France as Germany’s most important trading partner. Following publication of the latest foreign trade statistics, BDI Executive Board Member Stefan Mair made the following statement concerning the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

RDE creates planning security for European industry

Dieter Schweer, a member of the Executive Board of the BDI, welcomes the rapid introduction of Real Driving Emissions following a vote of the European Parliament.

Safe Harbor: Stronger protective mechanisms for data protection

BDI Director General Markus Kerber states his views on the new scheme for transatlantic data transfer.

A legal vacuum continues to exist

The new regulation for the Safe Harbor agreement announced for the end of January is not in sight. BDI Director General Markus Kerber expresses his criticism.

EU package harbours dangers for industry

BDI Director General Markus Kerber comments on the initiative of the EU Commission relating to tax harmonisation.

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Prof. Dieter Kempf

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