As leading economists predict less growth, Stefan Kooths from the Kiel Institute of the World Economy takes a closer look at the current problems in Germany's car industry and the manufacturing sector at large.
Whether driven by work or love, more Germans are leaving the country than are returning. Most of them are specialists, and economists are alarmed, yet they point out that those returning bring new know-how with them.
Donald Trump has warned General Motors that it's "playing around with the wrong person" following plans to close multiple plants in North America. Almost 15,000 jobs will be shed in Ohio, Michigan, Maryland and Ontario.
The US government plans to order punitive tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of EU goods after it scored a victory in a long legal fight at the WTO. Many on the EU side warn of retaliation and potential escalation.
An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil.
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