MIL-OSI Translation: Federal Minister of Economics Altmaier opens digital foreign trade days in 2021


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Source: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

April 19, 2021 – Press release – Foreign trade


Under the motto “Germany works. – Act globally, think ahead ”, the digital foreign trade days will take place this year from April 19 to 23, 2021, organized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy together with the economy, associations and the German Trade & Invest (GTAI). Federal Minister Peter Altmaier: “The Covid 19 crisis has shown how important stable international supply chains and planning security are for companies and for our economy in Germany and Europe. In order to make the German economy sustainable and competitive, it is now important to set the course for open markets and a rule-based trade policy. To this end, we also have to adapt foreign trade promotion to new challenges and master the climate and digital transformation together with business. ”The series of events offers entrepreneurs and anyone interested in export issues a free, comprehensive platform for exchanging ideas about current challenges and opportunities. Together with associations, national associations and chambers, over 70 practice-oriented country and subject-specific forums are offered, including on the topics of energy, digitization, skilled workers and the regions of Africa and Asia Broadcast web stream. Federal Minister Peter Altmaier will discuss the current foreign trade agenda with other high-ranking guests. Interlocutors are Katharina Dröge (member of the German Bundestag, BÜNDNIS 90 / DIE GRÜNEN), Dr. Gunther Kegel (Chairman of the Board of Pepperl + Fuchs SE and Deputy VDE President), Cathrina Claas-Mühlhäuser (Chairman of the CLAAS Group Supervisory Board) and Siegfried Russwurm (President of the Federal Association of German Industry eV). The program, free registration and live stream transmission are available on the Internet at


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