The global financial crisis has seen many nations sliding into a full-blown recession, accompanied by a sharp drop in spending. But some nations have managed to ride out the storm almost unharmed.
Germany has managed to stay out of harm's way, with the nation's gross domestic product rising at a moderate pace. This page collates DW's recent content on who has been or has not been affected by recession recently.
Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff left office almost half a year ago. Her successor Michel Temer was left to clean up the mess. Now, after two years in the red, the economy is growing again. Foreign companies are regaining the confidence to invest in Brazil.