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.
We must wean ourselves off unsustainable economic growth if we are to cut greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, say some economists. But what are the alternatives to growth?
Beijing has warned Germany of "defending Tibet independence," saying the match host must ensure respect between the countries. The activists said they only wanted to highlight the plight of Tibetans in China.
Germany exported significantly more goods in August than it imported as the country’s economy continues to show all the signs of powerful growth in the third quarter, easing fears about a strong euro impacting trade.
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.
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