Life is getting harder for China's migrant workers, as cheap mass production moves to other countries. The Chinese economy is changing, leaving many low-skilled workers behind.
UK unemployment has sunk to a 42-year low, but rising prices mean lower real incomes. The labor market is good at creating jobs, but not so much at raising pay. And just when you thought Brexit couldn't get any better.
China is offering to buy a stake in Saudi national oil conglomerate Aramco directly, the Reuters news agency has reported. But whether the kingdom will play along is not clear at all as it weighs several options.
Portugal's shoemakers have built a reputation for quality in an industry dominated by low-cost producers. As DW's Jochen Faget finds out, despite intense competition the production lines are still humming nicely.
Germany's leading economic institutes have predicted record budget surpluses over the next two years as Europe's biggest economy will continue powering ahead amid higher-than-expected growth rates.
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