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The German question

For the first time in a lifetime, fears were raised last year over the health of Germany’s exports sector. Should we be getting worried?

Even through the most tumultuous months of the seemingly perpetual eurozone crisis, Germany’s famed exports sector remained an oasis of calm in the desert storm. 1,224 more words


Is Vladimir Putin's Russia killing Germany's famous exports sector?

Vladimir Putin is using this weekend’s G20 Summit in Brisbane as an opportunity to warn western governments of the futility of their sanctioning of Russia. 800 more words


German economy loses momentum

Although the German economy faces going into recession in the New Year, the Bundesbank thinks industrial output will show some signs of recovery.

The bank admits that the German economy lost considerable momentum in the second and third quarters of 2014. 31 more words


Germany’s energy transition brings annual savings of €10bn

Viviane Raddatz (World Wildlife Fund) writes from Berlin to correct assertions made in the FT editorial of November 25th.

Though admitting that Germany currently has an excess of coal generation capacity, she explains that this is due to the dysfunctional EU emissions trading scheme, not its transition to renewable energy… 227 more words

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