The German economy is growing steadily. Germany has run up a record trade surplus, and consumers are making the most of low oil prices. Marion Hütter on the flourishing German economy and latent fears.
The number of jobless Germans rose slightly in July, but remains at a historical low for the month thanks to robust economic growth in the country boosted by the recovery in the eurozone.
Germany's economic research institute Ifo has raised its forecast for GDP expansion in the country this year and the next. The labor market should remain solid and trade surplus should increase, the think tank predicts.
More than 10 million foreign nationals were reported as living in Germany by the end of 2016. It is the highest number of foreigners in the country's history amid a period of economic growth.
Germany has prioritized the achievement of "strong, sustainable and balanced global economic growth" and Africa in its G20 presidency. Did it achieve this? Abu-Bakarr Jalloh reports from Hamburg.
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