Representative of German Industry and Trade

The Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) is the Washington, DC liaison office of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK).

RGIT’s mission is to foster free trade and a welcoming business environment on both sides of the Atlantic to achieve sustainable growth, jobs and innovation for the German-American economic relations.

Founded in 1988, RGIT is supported by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and serves as the voice of German Industry and Trade towards US politics, American business organizations and the general public. RGIT is part of the AHK USA network and cooperates closely with Germany Trade & Invest.


1130 Connecticut Ave NW,
Suite 1200
Washington, D.C. 20036
+1 202-659-4777
+1 202-659-4779