The transatlantic partnership is an important pillar of German foreign policy.
Existing hurdles hampering transatlantic trade are to be dismantled. To this end, the EU and the US decided in June 2013 to negotiate an agreement on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). moreTowards a transatlantic economic agreement – the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Germany and the United States are linked in a host of different ways. The many societal and cultural contacts between the two countries – such as the long tradition of exchange programmes for pupils, researchers and athletes – provide an important human dimension.
moreClose cultural and societal links