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(...)

Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

German imports fell unexpectedly in November, outstripping a drop in exports and widening the trade surplus of Europe’s largest economy, data showed (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

The German economy contracted for the first time since 2015 in the third quarter as global trade disputes swung the traditional export growth engine o(...)

A larger scale trade row between the United States and China could also harm Germany, many of whose manufacturers rely on growth in the world’s two largest economies.

All sectors of the German economy grew in the second quarter, data showed, with robust domestic activity helping to cushion against risks to exports f(...)

German manufacturers continue to hire and invest in equipment to meet rising orders.

Consumers were the main source of growth in Germany in the second quarter, data showed on Friday, as Europe’s largest economy reaped the benefits of r(...)

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