Industry 4.0 has become a reality at ebm-pabst, the world's leading manufacturer of ventilation technology. Machines talk to each other at its factory in southern Germany, but only under human supervision.
"Surpluses show that our products are in demand," the chancellor has said. Her economy minister is set to visit Washington shortly in a bid to avoid President Trump's much-maligned tariffs.
German President Steinmeier's upcoming India visit is expected to boost economic cooperation between the two countries. Post Brexit, India's reliance on France and Germany has been increasing. Murali Krishnan reports.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping about steel overcapacity and the US threat of tariffs. They are to work on solutions through the G20 group of industrialized nations.
In roughly a week from now, higher US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are to come into force. Will the European Union manage to be exempted from the duties? DW's Sabine Kinkartz reports from Berlin.
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