German gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 0.4 percent in the period from April to June, up from 0.3 percent in the first quarter, the federal statistics office Destatis said in a flash estimate. … [Read more...] about Germany beats France despite slow growth
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At the same time, imports grew by 2.2 percent to €80.6 billion. The level of both exports and imports was the highest ever attained in a single month, Destatis said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Germany’s booming trade smashes records
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Germany is still on course for another record year of exports in 2015 despite a drop of 5.2 percent in August compared with the previous month, the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) reported on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Exports set for record year despite hiccup