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Open Europe Berlin Director Michael Wohlgemuth has written an interesting piece for World Review, looking at the current status of the German economy. Here it is:The German economy is showing clear signs of weakening. GDP declined by 0.2 per cent in th…

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Over the weekend, following the ‘yes’ vote among the SPD membership, the composition of the new German cabinet was announced – almost 3 months after the election. Despite, the outcome being broadly known there were a couple of surprises. Below we ana…

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Coalition, coalition, coalition – this is all par for the course in German politics. It’s been almost a month since the BTW13, and the new government has yet to be formed. This is no cause for alarm, of course, Germans like their coalitions, and th…

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk