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.
They're calling it “Brexit Day “ - March 29th - the day when UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, triggered the process that will lead to the UK’s departure from the EU. A momentous event; Britain is pulling out of a single market which buys more than 40% of its exports. The EU is losing the world’s 5th largest economy and the 2nd biggest contributor to its budget. From London Stephen Beard reports.