Europe's steel industry is in danger. China is selling steel in the EU at less than market value. Steel workers in Germany are scared of losing their jobs and are calling for more anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese steel.
The IMF has cut its global economic forecast for 2018 and 2019, citing above all rising import tariffs between the US and China. A fall in trade volumes and manufacturing orders could hit Germany particularly hard.
There was a time when "space" meant "space race." And that time was during the Cold War. Now, space is a race to collaborate — and not just with the usual suspects, but with new players like China, India or South Africa.
As the "Deutschlandjahr USA" campaign is launched on October 3, Johannes Ebert, secretary general of the Goethe-Institut, talked to DW about what unites — and separates — Germans and Americans.
Unfazed by an escalating trade conflict between the US and China, German companies were able to log strong export figures for August. But there are no guarantees it will remain so rosy for the rest of the year.
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