EU and US

The European Union and the US enjoy close ties. Regular consultations take place at government level. The US and the EU are also the two most closely linked economic regions in the world. more

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

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). more

Close cultural and societal links

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.


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