Germany is one of the world's leading industrial nations and ranks as one of the world’s three biggest trading nations. With its 82 million inhabitants, it also offers the largest market within the European Union.
Energy & Climate
Climate protection, promotion of renewable energy sources and protection of the environment are major focal points of German Government policy. These policies have also become a driving force for German businesses, which are already at the forefront of innovation and job creation in the field.
Germans and Americans can be a powerful motor for cooperation on climate and energy policies. The aim of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge is to help Americans and Germans exchange know-how and to pave the way for joint solutions.
Germany is the No. 1 location for research in Europe. German innovations have changed the world. Research-intensive products and services contribute 45 percent to the creation of value in Germany, more than in any other industrialized country.