Vocational training is falling out of favor with German youth. They're opting for university degrees instead. The system has helped Germany keep youth unemployment in check. But that hasn't helped the model stay popular in Germany.
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The German government is forecasting significantly weaker economic growth this year. The economics minister says the new figures are a "wake up call."
The EU executive and the German government have been demanding a swift response to what they call Asia's market dominance in the production of e-battery cells. German analyst Marcel Weiss says they should calm down.
An order to shut down thousands of bankrupt state-run firms is being ramped up just as the economy slows to a 30-year low. China's leaders fear that a huge wave of layoffs could fuel social unrest.
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