About: German industry

Transport 08-09-2021

German industry gears up for its next lobbying battle: the internal combustion engine

While German carmakers unveil their latest electric vehicles at the International Motor Show in Munich, the industry associations they are members of have made their position clear: the next German government must fight for the internal combustion engine at EU level.

German industry worried about EU carbon market reform, sceptical of CBAM

Industry in Germany watched the presentation of the European Commission’s new package of energy and climate laws with bated breath on Wednesday (14 July), expressing worries about a reform of the EU’s carbon market that could see free CO2 pollution...

German hydrogen strategy under fire for sidestepping gas

The German hydrogen strategy, which inspired the EU's own hydrogen roadmap, has come under fire domestically for placing too much emphasis on “green” hydrogen and endangering the country's industrial decarbonisation process.
Global Europe 24-07-2018

German industry boss urges Juncker to pull emergency brake in EU-US trade dispute  

Washington needs to de-escalate its rhetoric and cease using tariffs under the guise of national security, the president of the powerful Federation of German Industries (BDI) said on Monday (23 July) in Berlin, ahead of Wednesday's meeting between US President Donald Trump and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.
Trade & Society 12-03-2015

German industry slashes estimates of EU-US trade deal

German industry federation BDI has been forced to slash its estimate of the economic benefits for Europe of a proposed US-EU free trade pact by a factor of 10, it conceded Wednesday (11 March).

German industry profits from globalisation

Results from a recent study reveal German industry is one of the winners in globalisation, while France and the United Kingdom lag behind. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Trade & Society 30-08-2012

South Korea’s Hanwha buys German solar business

A struggling German solar business has been bought by a South Korean firm as the appetite of Asian companies for their western rivals shows no sign of letting up.
Euro & Finance 06-07-2010

German industry benefits unevenly from global upswing

Different sections of German industry will begin their economic recovery at different times, write Eric Heymann and Tobias Just of Deutsch Bank Research.

Germany and France move closer on economy and taxes

During visits to Berlin, French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin and Finance Minister Thierry Breton have welcomed German efforts to put an end to the socio-economic depression that the country has been going through.
Enlargement 13-11-2000

German industry wants EU candidates to be judged on merit

German industry warns that rushed enlargement could damage candidate countries.