We discuss the topic with our studio guest Volker Treier, Deputy CEO and Managing Director of International Economic Affairs at DIHK, the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He'll explain the new EU members' situation.
A new set of US sanctions against Russia is likely to hurt the EU. Experts feel that any such US penalties on Russia should be coordinated with the EU in the first instance.
Germany, France, the UK and the EU called on Iran to stay committed to the accord after Donald Trump said the US would withdraw, while Trump's Middle Eastern allies praised his decision. DW rounds up the key reactions.
The world is a complicated place, but the immutable laws of international trade have often served to simplify it. That appears to be changing fast, and Germany is in the firing line as risks of a global trade war rise.
Germany has seen a steady uptake in goods flowing to China, coupled with a decline in exports to the US, according to the German chambers of commerce. There are concerns over US protectionist policies.
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