Five years ago, a historic referendum saw the UK make a decision to turn its back on the European Union as Leave campaigners hoped for more independence. DW looks at the economic consequences of the move.
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Germany's decade of growth may be coming to an end, the latest data shows. Experts blame Brexit and trade conflicts, while Merkel's government has come under pressure to eschew its no-new-debts policy and spend more.
The World Trade Organization is facing a major crisis as its appellate body loses its ability to rule on new dispute cases. The US has been blocking the appointment of new judges to protest the way the WTO does business.
The COVID-19 shock to the global economy is forcing the European Central Bank to open its monetary spigots further. But unlike in previous crises, the ECB is short of ammunition as it faces a looming recession.
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