Economic Insight: Germany - Growth with obstacles

The world economy continued to grow strongly in 2018. Global economic output is likely to have increased by 3.1%, after a plus of 3.2% last year. While economic momentum in the USA even accelerated due to a strongly procyclical fiscal policy, growth slowed in most other economic regions.

Economic Insight: German growth outlook remains favorable

The German economy got off to a weak start in 2018, with growth halving to 0.3% in the first quarter of this year compared with the final quarter of 2017, when real GDP expanded by 0.6% quarter-on-quarter.

Economic Insight: Population growth in Germany

Demographers from the German and EU statistical offices have revised their population projections for Germany, painting a more optimistic picture about the country’s population for coming decades.

Economic Insight: Germany - Lasting economic success cannot be taken for granted

On 24 September, this year of European elections will reach its next climax: the election of a new German government. These elections are taking place against the backdrop of a pronounced boom in the German economy.