The US is Germany's top destinaton for exports. But the presidential election result could have dire consequences for the future of this trading partnership, according to Gabriel Felbermayr of the Ifo Institute.
Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria to find ways to boost trade with the Mediterranean nation. But the complicated issue of migration will loom over her talks as Berlin looks for ways to stem irregular migration.
If you need a skilled tradesperson in Germany you may have to wait a long time, because while the sector is growing there is a shortage of workers. Refugees may be one solution to the problem.
The tariff tiff between China and the US has reached levels unimaginable a year ago. But China is running out of ammunition and the global trade regime may be on the brink of big change, says DW's Timothy Rooks.
Washington has invited Chinese officials to restart trade talks under efforts to defuse an escalating trade dispute. The offer comes as US President Donald Trump is readying new tariffs to be slapped on Chinese goods.
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