Despite a fourth quarter drop in output, German managers are optimistic. The country is exporting itself out of crisis.
American-German businessman Martin Richenhagen is far from happy about the Trump administration's aggressive trade policies. "We are surprised on a daily basis by strange initiatives," he told DW.
When East African countries announced a ban on the import of secondhand clothes to help their own textile industries, this irked US President Donald Trump. All but Rwanda have now backtracked. What's at stake?
Europe's economy is growing at its fastest in over a decade but there's no room for complacency. Storm clouds are gathering and the future looks far less rosy, says DW Business Editor Daniel Winter.
Confidence among German businesses keeps falling, the most recent monthly survey by a German think tank has shown. Current escalating global trade tensions were reported to be behind the drop in morale.
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