Some representatives from the German economy are shocked. Others are taking it in their stride and looking to continue a successful trading partnership with the US.
The financial world has heralded the Senate tax cut vote. But as the Trump administration embarks on the biggest tax reform in the US in 30 years, some accuse it of ignoring systemic economic risk.
Britain's finance minister has suggested that the UK might be forced to "change its economic model" if it were shut out of the EU market. German politicians took the threat with a mixture of derision and consternation.
The deal merging Siemens' railway division with train maker Alstom has been hailed as the making of a "European champion." But what will it mean for workers, and will it be enough to compete with Chinese behemoth CRRC?
Daniel Andrich is Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) in Washington. In an interview for DW, he shares his views on the importance of free trade for partners on both sides of the Atlantic.
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