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The Economic Ruination of Greece

Popular Economics Weekly

It is now beyond a reasonable doubt that Germany and its austerity cohorts want to drive Greece out of the Eurozone by insisting that it adhere to its agreement to pass most of its meager budget surplus to service its foreign debt, rather than invest it back into the Greek economy. 516 more words

Weekly Financial News

Does Germany Have More to Lose?

What if Germany’s partners are no longer able or willing to submit themselves to the competitive pressures of a globalizing economy? What if current reform efforts across the Eurozone fail to produce the economic convergence that is ultimately at the core of internal cohesion? 307 more words

EU

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

Trade

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

Trade

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

NewsDesk

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

Energy