The Federation of German Industries
BDI – The Voice of German Industry
Organisation. Data. Facts.
Ulrich Grillo
Our mandate
Seite 2
Strengthening Germany as an industrial nation
 One quarter of Germany’s gross domestic product (GDP) ...
Our mandate
Seite 3
Representing industry´s interests
 The BDI communicates the interests of German industry to those in ...
Germany is one of the world´s leading industrial nations
Seite 4
Nominal Gross Value Added of
Manufacturing Industry, 2013...
Germany is Europe’s leading industrial nation
Seite 5
Nominal Gross Value Added by
Manufacturing Industry, 2014 (in billio...
Germany is one of the world´s leading trading nations
Seite 6
Shares of Worldwide Exports in % Third biggest exporter in t...
Germany is one of the world´s leading trading nations
Seite 7
Shares of Worldwide Imports in % The world’s third biggest i...
German industry: Big Player in Europe
Seite 8
Cross-border advance payments in manufacturing
industry in terms of advance ...
German industry: Big Player in Europe
Seite 9
Bilateral advance payments account for Manufacturing
Industry in billions of...
Manufacturing industry is the strongest economic sector in Germany
Seite 10
Share of nominal gross value added of
German M...
German manufacturing industry creates jobs at home and abroad
Seite 11
The number of people working in Manufacturing Indus...
Germany is the biggest centre for research in Europe
Seite 12
Proportion of expenditure on R&D according to economic secto...
Germany is one of the biggest countries of origin and destination
countries for direct investments
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Direct investm...
Our Task
Seite 14
To create framework conditions which support investment
 With their products, German companies respond ...
Our 36 Member Associations
Seite 15
Working Community
Industrial Group:
Umbrella organisation of German business
Seite 16
Committee´s work
The BDI communicates the interests of German industry t...
Seite 17
The BDI in the Global Network
The BDI is a broadly positioned, global company
Internationality, Science, Sustaina...
Our Office in Brussels
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„House of German Industry“
 The BDI has been in Brussels since 1958, the foundation
year ...
Vice presidents (2015/2016)
President (2015/2016)
Our top representatives for the German industry
Presidential Board
Seite...
Our top representatives for the German industry
Members of the executive committee 2015/2016
Seite 20
Dr. Hannes Ametsreit...
BDI Organisation
Seite 21
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The Federation of German Industries (BDI) is an association of associations. As stipulated in the BDI’s statutes, membership is confined to “industrial sector associations and working groups acting as umbrella organizations to represent entire industrial groups within the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany”.

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  1. 1. The Federation of German Industries BDI – The Voice of German Industry Organisation. Data. Facts. Ulrich Grillo
  2. 2. Our mandate Seite 2 Strengthening Germany as an industrial nation  One quarter of Germany’s 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 key role for Germany’s continuing economic prosperity  The Federation of German industries is the umbrella organisation of German industry and industry-related service providers  It speaks for 36 trade associations and more than 100,000 enterprises with around 8 million employees
  3. 3. Our mandate Seite 3 Representing industry´s interests  The BDI communicates the interests of German industry to those in positions of political responsibility. It primarily addresses policy-makers and the government in Germany and at EU level  The BDI commands a wide network in all key markets and international organisations  The BDI provides political flanking for the opening-up of international markets and provides information and economic policy advice on all topics relevant to industry
  4. 4. Germany is one of the world´s leading industrial nations Seite 4 Nominal Gross Value Added of Manufacturing Industry, 2013 (in billions of US dollars) Fourth biggest industrialised economy in the world  Germany has the fourth biggest industrialised economy in the world after China, the USA and Japan  Germany accounts for almost 7 % of worldwide production Quelle: Weltbank Industrial value added in the world / World shares in % Source: Weltbank
  5. 5. Germany is Europe’s leading industrial nation Seite 5 Nominal Gross Value Added by Manufacturing Industry, 2014 (in billions of €) The biggest industrial nation in Europe  Germany accounts for the biggest share of industry in Europe by a long way  Germany is responsible for generating nearly a third of the total industrial value added in Europe Industrial Value Added in Europe / Shares of the EU28 in % Source: Eurostat
  6. 6. Germany is one of the world´s leading trading nations Seite 6 Shares of Worldwide Exports in % Third biggest exporter in the world  Germany is the third biggest exporting nation in the world  Despite the increased proportion accounted for by China, Germany has been more successful at maintaining its share of exports than the USA or Japan  With its high orientation towards exports, German industry plays a key role in global trade, and manufacturing accounts for over 70 percent of all of Germany’s exports Source: WTO
  7. 7. Germany is one of the world´s leading trading nations Seite 7 Shares of Worldwide Imports in % The world’s third biggest importer  Germany is also the third biggest importer in the world  This also finds reflection in the close relationships between the German economy and its European and global trading partners Source: WTO
  8. 8. German industry: Big Player in Europe Seite 8 Cross-border advance payments in manufacturing industry in terms of advance payments trade in the EU27 in % Strongest networking with European neighbours  Germany is networked more strongly with its neighbours than any other European country  Germany is the supplier and recipient in over 40 percent of all cross-border advance payments in the area of manufacturing industry Source: IW Consult, OECD
  9. 9. German industry: Big Player in Europe Seite 9 Bilateral advance payments account for Manufacturing Industry in billions of €, 2011 The key partners are France, Italy and the Netherlands  Germany’s closest industrial ties are with France  Germany also has very close industrial ties with Italy, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Poland and Spain Source: IW Consult, OECD
  10. 10. Manufacturing industry is the strongest economic sector in Germany Seite 10 Share of nominal gross value added of German Manufacturing Industry Germany’s manufacturing industry accounts for the highest proportion of value added of all the country’s economic sectors  Over one quarter of German gross domestic product is generated by German manufacturing industry  If industry-related services are also counted, it accounts for one third of GDP  Manufacturing industry therefore accounts for the highest share of value added of all the economic sectors in Germany Source: Federal Statistical Office of Germany, IW Köln
  11. 11. German manufacturing industry creates jobs at home and abroad Seite 11 The number of people working in Manufacturing Industry at home and abroad, 2014 German manufacturing industry employs over 10 million people  German manufacturing industry employs 7.5 million people  This is equivalent to almost one fifth of all employees in Germany; in addition, more than three million people work in German industrial companies abroad  This accounts for half of all jobs in German companies in foreign countries Source: Federal Statistical Office of Germany, Deutsche Bundesbank
  12. 12. Germany is the biggest centre for research in Europe Seite 12 Proportion of expenditure on R&D according to economic sector; 2013 (in billions of €) Germany accounts for almost one third of all European R&D Spending  At 80.2 billion €, Germany accounts for almost one third of all R&D spending in Europe  Two thirds of the R&D investment in Germany is carried out by the private sector  Manufacturing industry accounts for the lion’s share of these efforts Source: Eurostat
  13. 13. Germany is one of the biggest countries of origin and destination countries for direct investments Seite 13 Direct investments, portfolios in trillions of US dollars Third biggest country of origin and seventh biggest destination country  Germany is the third biggest country of origin for direct investments in the world and invested almost two trillion US dollars worldwide  Almost one trillion dollars have been invested in Germany by foreign companies  Germany is therefore the seventh biggest destination country for direct investments worldwide Source: UNCTAD The leading countries of origin The leading destination countries
  14. 14. Our Task Seite 14 To create framework conditions which support investment  With their products, German companies respond to the challenges of tomorrow and are therefore in demand all over the world  Almost all German products contain a high degree of innovation. Continuous research and development ensure that German products are among the best in the world  To maintain this performance, however, several conditions have to be fulfilled. Many of these are shaped by political decisions  So that industrial companies and industry-related services companies can continue contributing to growth, innovation and employment, Germany has to be and remain an attractive location for investments. This requires framework conditions which support investment  It is the task of the BDI to work hard to ensure that the best possible conditions come about
  15. 15. Our 36 Member Associations Seite 15 Working Community Industrial Group:
  16. 16. Umbrella organisation of German business Seite 16 Committee´s work The BDI communicates the interests of German industry to those in positions of political responsibility:  Foreign Trade Committee  Committee on Digital Industry, Telecommunications and Media  Committee on Energy and Climate Policy  Committee on Money, Credit and Monetary Affairs  Committee for Health Industries  Committee for Consumer Goods and Consumer Policy  Committee on Public Procurement  Legal Committee  Special Committee for Industrial Property Protection  Committee for Raw Materials Policy  Committee on Security Matters  Tax Committee  Committee on Environment, Technology and Sustainability  Transport Committee  Committee for Competition Policy BDI/BDA – joint committees  Committee for Education and Vocational Training  Committee for Research, Innovation and Technology Policy  Committee on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
  17. 17. Seite 17 The BDI in the Global Network The BDI is a broadly positioned, global company Internationality, Science, Sustainability and Culture – these are a few key words which describe our field of activity. We are involved in many areas beyond economical spheres. EU: BUSINESSEUROPE, BDI Office in Brussels International Affairs: BIAC, ICC, Bilateral EU dialogues: USA, Japan, Latin America, Asia; BDI Offices in London, Washington und Tokyo Regional Initiatives of German Economy: APA – Asia Pacific Committee, LAI – Latin America Initiative, NMI - North Africa & Middle East Initiative, OA - Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, SAFRI - Southern Africa Initiative Research and Science: IW - Cologne Institute für Economic Research, FIW - The Research Institute for Economy and Competition and ifst - Institute of finance and taxes Sustainability: econsense e.V. Culture: Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the BDI Mittelstand: BDI Forum Family Business BDI Initiatives: Economy for Healthcare, German Healthcare Partnership, Energy-efficient Buildings
  18. 18. Our Office in Brussels Seite 18 „House of German Industry“  The BDI has been in Brussels since 1958, the foundation year of the European Economic Community, and has been represented by the BDI/BDA The German Business Representation since February 2007  The BDI works actively to ensure German industry remains strong and internationally competitive  It is one of 39 European associations which have joined forces to form the umberella association BUSINESSEUROPE  The organisation represents 20 million companies from 33 countries in Brussels and the interests of European business  Office in Brussels: Marie de Bourgogne 58
  19. 19. Vice presidents (2015/2016) President (2015/2016) Our top representatives for the German industry Presidential Board Seite 19 Prof. Thomas Bauer Vorsitzender des Vorstands BAUER Aktiengesellschaft Dr. Marijn Dekkers Vorsitzender des Vorstands Bayer AG Thorsten Dirks Vorsitzender des Vorstands Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG Dr. Reinhold Festge Vorsitzender des Vorstands Haver & Boeker oHG Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger Vorsitzender des Vorstands ThyssenKrupp AG Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Peter Keitel BDI-Präsident 2009 - 2012 Ingeborg Neumann Geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin Peppermint Holding GmbH Schatzmeisterin Matthias Wissmann Präsident Verband der Automobilindustrie e. V. (VDA) Michael Ziesemer COO und stellvertretender Vorstands- vorsitzender Endress+Hauser AG Ulrich Grillo Vorsitzender des Vorstands Grillo-Werke AG
  20. 20. Our top representatives for the German industry Members of the executive committee 2015/2016 Seite 20 Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter Chief Executive Officer Vodafone GmbH Dr. Frank Appel Vorsitzender des Vorstands Deutsche Post AG Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Barner Vorsitzender der Unternehmensleitung Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Brüninghaus Präsident Wirtschaftsverband Stahl- und Metallverarbeitung Dr.-Ing. Rainer Dulger Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter ProMinent GmbH Dr. Thomas Enders Chief Executive Officer AIRBUS GROUP Dr. Erwin Flender Gesellschafter MAGMA Gießereitechnologie GmbH Dr. Michael Frenzel Präsident Bundesverband der Deutschen Tourismuswirtschaft (BTW) Dr. Alfred Gaffal Präsident Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (vbw) Dr. Joachim Geisler Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Bernhard Gerwert CEO Airbus Defense & Space GmbH Dr. Rüdiger Grube Vorsitzender des Vorstands Deutsche Bahn AG Claus Günther Sprecher der Geschäftsführung Diehl Defence Holding GmbH Dr. Frank Heinricht Vorstandsvorsitzender SCHOTT AG Dipl.-Ing. Sabine Herold Geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin DELO Industrieklebstoffe GmbH & Co. KGaA Timotheus Höttges Vorstandsvorsitzender Deutsche Telekom AG Friedrich Joussen Vorstandsvorsitzender TUI AG Dr. Hans-Toni Junius Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter und Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung C. D. Wälzholz KG Joe Kaeser Vorsitzender des Vorstands Siemens AG Dr. Gernot Kalkoffen Vorsitzender des Vorstands ExxonMobil Europe Holding GmbH Hans Jürgen Kerkhoff Präsident und Hauptgeschäftsführer Wirtschafsvereinigung Stahl Vorsitzender Stahlinstitut VDEh Dipl.-Kfm. Andreas Kern Mitglied des Vorstandes HeidelbergCement AG Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Arndt G. Kirchhoff Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter & CEO KIRCHHOFF Holding GmbH & Co. KG Dr. Karl-Ludwig Kley Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung Merck KGaA Dr. Hans-Eberhard Koch Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung Gesellschafter Witzenmann GmbH Martina Koederitz Vorsitzende der Geschäftsführung IBM Deutschland GmbH Peter Kurth Geschäftsführender Präsident Bundesverband der Deutschen Entsorgungs-, Wasser- und Rohstoffwirtschaft e. V. (BDE) Dr. Frank Mastiaux Vorsitzender des Vorstandes Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) Dr. Markus Kerber Hauptgeschäftsführer Abteilung Hauptgeschäftsführung BDI e. V. Dr. Arend Oetker Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter Dr. Arend Oetker Holding GmbH & Co. KG Ehrenmitglied Dipl.-Kfm. Ulrich Reifenhäuser Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG Dipl.-Ing. Klaus-Dieter Rennert CEO Hitachi Power Europe GmbH Dr.-Ing. Guido Rettig Vorsitzender des Vorstands TÜV NORD AG Kasper Rorsted Vorsitzender des Vorstands Henkel AG & Co. KGaA Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann Gesellschafterin INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG Michael Schmidt Vorstandsvorsitzender BP Europa SE Klaus-Peter Siegloch Präsident Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft Carsten Spohr Vorstandsvorsitzender Deutsche Lufthansa AG Norbert Steiner Vorsitzender des Vorstands K+S Aktiengesellschaft Peter Terium Vorstandsvorsitzender RWE AG Dr. Johannes Teyssen Vorsitzender des Vorstands E.ON SE Moritz J. Weig Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter Moritz J. Weig GmbH & Co. KG Carl Martin Welcker Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter Alfred H. Schütte GmbH & Co. KG Bettina Würth Vorsitzende des Beirats der Würth- Gruppe Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG Dr. Dieter Zetsche Vorsitzender des Vorstands Daimler AG
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