Exports "Made in Germany" are key to the country's prosperity. About 1 in 4 jobs here depends on the export sector. That makes Germany one of the winners from globalisation. But the global trend is to more trade barriers, not fewer.
Representatives of the 164 WTO member countries are in Buenos Aires for their biennial meeting. The odds of a breakthrough look grim against the backdrop of Donald Trump's 'America First' policy and discord over China.
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
The world is not as it once was. An impatient German foreign minister is calling for Europe to finally start acting and thinking strategically, not morally. High time indeed, yet DW's Jens Thurau has a few issues.
With its language courses and cultural events, Germany's Goethe-Institut is reaching out to an ever increasing number of people worldwide. But according to its yearly press conference, it's not welcome everywhere.
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