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Germany: Schaeuble Won't Say Whether He'll Be Finance Minister After Vote

By REUTERS

AUG. 27, 2017, 9:18 A.M. E.D.T.

BERLIN — German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble declined to comment on speculation about whether he would stay in his position after the Sept. 229 more words

The German economy could grow faster this year than earlier expected

News Outlets: The German economy could grow faster this year than earlier expected on the back of exceptionally strong industrial production, exports and consumption, the Bundesbank said in a monthly report on Monday. 164 more words

News Outlets

German growth slows slightly in second quarter

AFP

© AFP/File | The skyline of Frankfurt am Main, Germany’s financial capital

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) – The German economy grew by 0.6 percent in the second quarter, slightly slower than expected as exports cooled, official data showed on Tuesday. 108 more words

The good and bad in Germany’s economic model are strongly linked

Pay restraint put Germany back on track but at a cost. It has left the economy more unbalanced than ever. Exports are super-competitive. In last year’s annual health-check, the IMF said Germany’s real effective exchange rate was undervalued by 10-20%.

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News And Culture

German, French, Russian leaders to talk Ukraine at G-20

BERLIN — The German government says a three-way meeting on Ukraine among the German, French and Russian leaders is planned during the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg. 89 more words

AP

Merkel stands by suggestion Europe can't rely fully on US

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood by her suggestion that Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S. and declared Wednesday that Germany and China can work together to help calm the world’s problems. 457 more words

PMN Business

German consumers look forward to good life in summer

AFP

© AFP/File | Low interest rates have contributed to Germans’ inclination to spend over saving while a stronger labour market has boosted confidence

BERLIN (AFP) – German consumers are expected to remain cheerful through July, pollsters GfK said on Thursday, as the public falls in step with general optimism about Europe’s largest economy. 194 more words