German industrial production jumped by the most in more than six years in January, in a sign that strong domestic demand may be helping to underpin ou(...)

Domestic demand fell 1.6 per cent while foreign orders rose 1 per cent, with orders from the euro zone up 7.5 percent

German industrial orders fell less than expected in January with a spike in orders from euro zone countries cushioning a drop in demand from domestic (...)

Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, one of four sites raided by fraud investigators. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Renault shares plunged the most in 17 years after a union said French fraud investigators seized computers from the automaker, apparently as part of a(...)

Shrinking crude prices remain a challenge to Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Russia’s economy shrank for the first time in five months as declines in oil prices rippled through consumption and industrial output, highlighting th(...)

The German economy expanded by 0.3 per cent in the third quarter

The German economy is continuing to expand thanks to private consumption, with refugees providing a limited additional boost, the economy ministry sa(...)

Economic ministry expects domestic demand to rise by 1.7 per cent this year and 2.1 per cent next year

The German government slightly lowered its growth forecast on Wednesday to 1.7 per cent for this year, blaming an economic slowdown in China and other(...)

General view of the container terminal “Burchardkai” of the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) in the harbour of Hamburg

German exports fell by more than expected in June and industrial output also declined, ending an otherwise strong second quarter on a weak note in a (...)

Foreign demand inched up 0.2 per cent while domestic demand dropped 0.6 per cent

German industrial orders fell less than forecast in May as a modest rise in foreign demand took the sting out of a decline in domestic bookings, the (...)

Demand for consumer goods soared by 4.5 per cent on the month while demand for capital goods increased by 2.3 per cent

German industrial orders rose more sharply than expected in April with strong demand from euro zone peers outweighing a slip in domestic demand, data(...)

  German chancellor Angela Merkel  speaks with German minister for economy Sigmar Gabriel  during an hour of remembrance in the Bundestag in Berlin. Photograph: Wolfgang Kumm/EPA

German imports climbed more sharply than exports in March and industrial output dipped, suggesting that Europe’s largest economy might have grown less(...)