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United States-German Economic Yearbook 2013
6 Preface: GermanAmerican
BusinessOutlook 2014:
ConfidenceHits Five-YearHigh
Caroll H. Neubauer
Chairman of the GACC New York
9 Letter from theAmbassador
Peter Ammon
Ambassador of the Federal Republic
of Germany to the U.S.
10 TheGerman Chambers of
CommerceWorldwide
11 GACCHighlights of 2013
22 GermanAmerican Business
Outlook2014: SurveyResults
28 Mike Bryan of
Bosch Rexroth Receives
“Trainer of the Year”Award
NicolaMichels
GACC New York
30 Remarks by President
Obama at the Brandenburg
Gate
36 Germany’sNewGovernment
Sworn intoOffice
76 U.S. Steel Industry: Slight
Recovery in Sight
Christian Janetzke
Germany Trade & Invest
79 2013/14U.S. Industry
Trends
MartinWiekert
Germany Trade & Invest
82 HERRENKNECHT Pioneering
Underground Technologies
86 German Food Companies
Spurring the Yogurt Boom
Maj-Britt Jungjohann
and Elena Leichtfuß
GACC NewYork
40 The BankingUnion: Another
Step Towards a Tighter-Knit
Europe
Wolfgang Schäuble
German FinanceMinister
44 U.S. Manufacturing:
Dreaming of a Revolution
BerndWeidensteiner
Senior U.S. Economist
at Commerzbank
48 Energy and Infrastructure
Investing Points to Positive
Economic Outlook
Kirk H. Edelman
CEO, Project and Structured Finance
Energy at Siemens Financial Services
72 Facts about German-
American Trade, Investment,
and Jobs
90 Unfriendly Fire in
Cyberspace
Theo Sommer
Editor-at-Large, Die ZEIT
94 Fast, Faster, Supersonic
Trading Changes theWorld
of Finance
Jens G. Korte
CEO& President of new york
german press
96 Cartoons from 2013
Heiko Sakurai
62 TTIP and the Fifty States:
Jobs andGrowth from Coast
to Coast
68 Analysis: Time for aNew
Transatlantic Partnership
Daniel S. Hamilton
Director, Center for Transatlantic
Relations, Johns Hopkins University
70 Annual Economic Report
2013/14 of theGerman
Council of Economic Experts
NicolaMichels
GACC NewYork
50 Energy-Efficient Building in
theU.S. on the (High) Rise
Maj-Britt Jungjohann
andMatthewAllen
GACC NewYork
54 The BigData Revolution
Jennifer Audet
German Center for Research and
Innovation
58 Incubating Innovative
Tech Startups at NYU-Poly
Kurt Becker andMicah Kotch
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs &
Professor / Director of Innovation
and Entrepreneurship at NYU-Poly
International
Relations
industry
by sector
FINANCE
PANORAMA
Economic
Outlook
Science&
Innovation
United States-German EconomicYearbook
2013
39thAnnual Edition
GermanAmerican Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Issued January 2014
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