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German economic growth picks up speed, outpaces US -- German economy to grow by 1.6 percent this year and 1.9 percent in 2018

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Published time: 12 May, 2017 14:45

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Europe’s biggest economy expanded sharply in the first quarter of 2017, according to Germany’s Federal Statistics Office (Destatis). 258 more words

Broad-based upswing pushes German economy into higher gear

The German economy picked up speed in the first quarter of 2017, driven by higher investment in construction, machinery and equipment, robust household and state spending as well as strong exports, the Federal Statistics Office said on Friday.

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German industrial output, trade surplus slip in March

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© AFP/File | Industrial production declined slightly and the trade surplus narrowed for Germany in March

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Industrial production declined slightly and the trade surplus narrowed for Germany in March, official data showed Monday, although overall Europe’s largest economy enjoyed a strong first quarter. 278 more words

One in ten German firms to cut UK investments -- German firms believe Brexit "will seriously damage business with the United Kingdom"

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© AFP | One in ten German firms will pull British investments as Brexit looms, a survey finds

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) – One in ten German firms present in Britain plans to stop investing in the island nation even before it definitively leaves the European Union, an industry group survey published Tuesday found. 398 more words

Donald Trump tells Merkel he is not an isolationist; calls for 'fair trade'

President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed the notion that he was an “isolationist” in his policies, as he held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and asserted that Germany and the US must work together towards fair and reciprocal trade policies. 261 more words