Germany keeps trade balance top spot despite global concerns. That's according to the ifo research institute. It's good news for Berlin but not everyone is happy about the surplus.
German exports recorded a surprise fall in October for the second straight month while imports grew, narrowing the massive trade surplus of Europe’s biggest economy. But the decline is unlikely to silence critics.
Fresh data is showing that rebounding exports and rising business investments were the main drivers of growth in Europe's largest economy over the summer, confirming Germany's robust expansion.
Over 120,000 Chinese live in Germany. Most of them are students; the second largest group consists of entrepreneurs. They network with each other — not just for business opportunities, but also for better integration.
Europe's largest economy keeps powering ahead amid higher growth on the continent and elsewhere, creating more and more jobs and driving the unemployment rate down to its lowest level since German unification in 1990.
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