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German exports slumped in April as the coronavirus crisis slashed demand for goods from Europe’s biggest economy, the Federal Statistics Office said o(...)

The German government expects the economy to shrink by a post-second World War record.

German exports tumbled by 11.8 per cent in March, their steepest drop since current records began in 1990, as the coronavirus crisis reduced demand fo(...)

Germany’s sprawling industrial sector is suffering its steepest downturn for a decade, underlining how the engine of the eurozone’s biggest economy is sputtering.

Germany’s sprawling industrial sector is suffering its steepest downturn for a decade, underlining how the engine of the eurozone’s biggest economy is(...)

On the year, retail sales rose by 0.8 per cent in October after a 3.4 per cent rise in September, the data showed.

German retail sales fell in October, data showed on Friday, suggesting that private consumption in Europe’s largest economy took a pause for breath be(...)

A Yuxinou Logistics Inc. shipping container is lowered onto a freight truck at Duisburg Intermodal Terminal (DIT) at Duisport port in Duisburg, Germany. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

German exports fell by more than expected in August, data showed on Thursday, reinforcing expectations that a manufacturing slump is pushing Europe’s(...)

 Chancellor Angela Merkel: facing an economic crisis.  Photograph: Omer Messinger/Getty Images

Germany had a black Christmas in 2008. Three months after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, triggering the global financial crisis, the Bundesbank warn(...)

Germany’s output fell 0.1 per cent in the second quarter from the previous three months, meaning annualised output growth slowed to 0.4 per cent in the year to June - its slowest for six years. Photograph: iStock

The German economy shrank in the three months to June as trade tensions weighed on its export-heavy manufacturing sector and intensified the pressure (...)

US president Donald Trump arrives to Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, New York .

The economic outlook has deteriorated worldwide as the trade dispute between the US and China escalates, a survey showed on Monday. Germany’s Ifo ec(...)

German economy minister Peter Altmaier and Markus Soeder, prime minister of Bavaria. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

The German economy returned to growth in the first quarter, helped by higher household spending and a booming construction industry, preliminary data (...)

The German economy stalled in the final quarter of last year, escaping recession by the narrowest of margins after contracting in the July-September p(...)

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