There are now more whisky distilleries in Germany than in Scotland. Most of them are small-scale operations that cater primarily for a domestic market. But can they go global in the future?
Scotland overwhelmingly voted to remain in the EU in 2016. As the Scottish Trade Minister Ivan McKee explained in an interview with DW, the country is eager to promote itself in the face of ongoing UK political chaos.
German companies are closely following all developments that might give them an idea of exactly how the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Soft or hard Brexit — that's the question yet to be answered.
EU ministers are meeting in Bucharest to hand the European commission a negotiating mandate to rebuff threatened US tariff hikes on cars imported from Europe. Berlin says the issue has reached a "critical" phase.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group has applied for a German banking license so it can maintain access to European markets after Brexit. The owner of ABN-AMRO will upgrade its Frankfurt branch.
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