China was Germany's most important trading partner for the fourth year in a row in 2019 – a faltering Chinese economy would have significant knock-on effects for Germany
A slump in investments, consumption and exports pushed the German economy into recession in the first quarter, detailed data has confirmed. Economists predict the situation will get even worse in the next quarter.
Globalized supply chains have accelerated growth over the past decades but are proving fragile in the current pandemic. As companies assess the new risks emerging from globalization, safe supply is moving center stage.
The US president says Washington's payments to the World Health Organization will be redirected to other urgent public health needs. Elsewhere, India now has more cases and deaths than China. Follow DW for the latest.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has admitted the country faces major challenges. It is struggling to keep its economic growth up. DW's Dang Yuang argues that one-party rule is not tenable if the problems continue.
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