Booming domestic demand in Germany is helping the national economy to weather the slowdown in foreign demand resulting from weaker growth in China.
Yet exports remain a pivotal factor in Europe's powerhouse, driven by an artificially low euro exchange rate. This page collates recent DW on Germany's and other nations' export figures.
According to new data, China's economy performed largely as expected in the last quarter, showing steady economic growth at 6.7 percent. Although trade was down, strong consumer spending helped stabilize the figures.