The German economy expanded 0.6% in 2019, the weakest expansion rate since 2013 and a marked cooling from the previous year, as export-dependent manufacturers in Europe’s largest economy faced increased headwinds from trade disputes and less foreign demand.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020
Germany’s economy more than doubled its expansion rate in the first quarter as spending picked up, cementing its role as the growth engine for the region, while Italy’s economy expanded in the first quarter but still posted a record high government debt.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
German exports plunged in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis and leading institutes cut 2015 growth forecasts in the latest sign that an emerging market slowdown is hurting Europe’s largest economy.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
German exports posted their biggest fall in nearly a year, in March, and imports also dipped as the crisis in Ukraine and a slowdown in China weighed, narrowing the country’s trade surplus and confirming trade was a drag on growth at the start of 2014.
Sat, 10 May, 2014