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  • China: Slowdown proceeding in controlled fashion so far

    Apr 16, 2014  – 

    As expected, economic growth in China slowed slightly in the first quarter 2014.

  • Economic forecast 2014/2015

    Apr 08, 2014  – 

    The German economy got off to a buoyant start to 2014. Industrial orders and production in January and February were well up on the corresponding level a year earlier. Retail sales in the first two months of the year were up markedly on late 2013 levels, exports and imports also rose substantially in January. The unemployment picture was also appreciably brighter than normal at the start of the year. This confirms our upbeat forecast for the German economy that we have been championing since mid-2013.

  • The case against quantitative easing

    Apr 02, 2014  – 

    Will the European Central Bank go down the route of quantitative easing (QE)?

  • Germany: Unemployment trending down again

    Apr 01, 2014  – 

    Having largely stagnated, and at times actually risen, for almost two years – 2012 and 2013 – the seasonally adjusted jobless total fell in March 2014 for the fourth month in a row.

  • USA: New Fed key rate projections surprising

    Mar 20, 2014  – 

    At its latest meeting the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee met market expectations with regard to the further correction of its asset purchasing program and the tweaking of its forward guidance for key rates.

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Economic Research at Allianz

Economic Research plans, directs and carries out macroeconomic and financial market research, as well as analysis of fundamental economic and business issues. 
We provide economic and strategic advice to Allianz.



Here you will find concise commentaries on the economic situation and forecasts of economic and financial market trends

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Charts & Tables

Clear up-to-date charts and tables covering economic trends and forecasts, European insurance markets and private household wealth.


Articles & Interviews

Here you will find a selection of articles and interviews which have appeared in the press.