Brexit will change many aspects of Germany's export trade. It will not only be more complicated, but could be much more expensive – to the tune of billions.
UK trade minister Liam Fox has accused the European Union of pushing Britain toward an exit from the bloc without a trade deal. He said Brussels was obsessed with EU rules, rather than focusing on economic well-being.
German politicians and business leaders have welcomed the agreement that Jean-Claude Juncker made with Donald Trump. But some wonder whether the US president will stick to his word.
Brexit is on the negotiating table yet again in Brussels. With no alternative in sight, the UK is staggering aimlessly toward the day it will ultimately leave the European Union, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
Despite a raft of negative headlines on the trade front, the EU has been busy doing free trade deals with Canada, Japan and Mexico. A deal with South American bloc Mercosur may be next, with optimism on both sides.
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