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.
NATO members have increased defense spending in general, but European countries are having difficulties meeting a target of 2 percent of GDP demanded by US President Donald Trump. Germany is a long way off.
From Berlin to Washington, Germany's role in the trans-Atlantic alliance has taken center stage. But what does Germany actually do for NATO? DW examines its strategic role amid a spat prompted by US President Trump.
After years of continued growth and increasing domestic demand, the German government has sharply upped its 2018 economic outlook, projecting a growth rate of 2.4 percent, after predicting a mere 1.9 percent in October.
Economic growth in India is forecast to beat out last year. The emerging economy is thus on track to regain the title of the world's fastest growing major economy, once again overtaking China.
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