Federation of German Industries – The Voice of German Industry

Find out more about the Federation of German Industries, it's guiding principle, fields of activity, aims and structure.

One quarter of German gross domestic product (GDP) is generated by German industry. If industry-related services are included the share rises to one third of GDP. Industry plays a major role for Germany’s continuing economic prosperity.

Together with its service providers, German industry is at home on world markets. With their products German companies have solutions to the challenges of tomorrow and are therefore in demand worldwide. Nearly all German products involve a high degree of innovation. Continuous research and development ensure that German products are among the best worldwide.

If industrial enterprises and industry-related service providers are to continue to boost growth, innovation and employment, Germany must remain an attractive location for investment.


Daniela Werner
Head of Department
Marketing, Online and Event Management
BDI e.V.