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German exports lower than expected in July

German exports lower than expected in July

Statistics office Destatis has today revealed German exports and imports fell in July – more than expected. According to Destatis, exports fell by 1.8% in July on a monthly basis compared with a 1.2% drop in June. Economists had forecast a 0.1% fall for the month. The sharp fall in exports will be of grave [...]

September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Germany unveils slower economic growth

Germany unveils slower economic growth

Germany, which is the euro zone’s largest economy, has today reported slower growth for the second quarter. According to figures from Destatis, the German economy grew by just 0.1% in the April to June period – much less than the 0.5% expected by analysts. The figures will undoubtedly be a disappointment since Germany has been [...]

August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More
German exports recover in May

German exports recover in May

Statistics office Destatis has today revealed German exports and imports recovered in May, giving a trade balance of €14.8 billion from €10.8 billion the previous month. According to Destatis, exports were 4.3% higher on the month at €92.1 billion (£82 billion), higher than forecasts of a 1.5% rise and recovering from April’s fall of 5.6%. [...]

July 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
German exports fall sharply in April

German exports fall sharply in April

Statistics office Destatis has today revealed German exports and imports fell in April, giving a trade surplus of €10.9 billion. According to Destatis, exports fell by 5.5% on a monthly basis to €84.3 billion (£75.6 billion) – much more than analysts had expected and the sharpest decline since January 2009. Meanwhile, imports were 2.5% lower [...]

June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
German exports surge to record high in March

German exports surge to record high in March

Statistics office Destatis has today revealed German exports rose to a record high in March, driving its trade surplus up. Exports rose 7.3% in March on a monthly basis to €98.3 billion (£87 billion), while imports also rose to a record high, by 3.1% on a monthly basis, to €79.4 billion. A statement said: “That [...]

May 9, 2011 | 0 Comments More
German trade surplus narrows in January

German trade surplus narrows in January

Statistics office Destatis has today revealed German exports unexpectedly fell 1% in January on the month after a 0.5% rise in December. However, on an annual basis, exports were up 24.2%. Germany is the world’s second largest exporter after China and export demand helped to bring Germany out of recession in the second quarter of [...]

March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments More
German retail sales up second month in a row

German retail sales up second month in a row

Federal Statistical Office, Destatis, has today revealed German retail sales grew for a second consecutive month in January. According to Destatis, retail sales rose 2.6% in January on an annual basis - boosted by falling unemployment. Earlier this week, the Federal Labour Office said there was a further fall in the number of people out [...]

March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments More
France and Germany report Q4 figures

France and Germany report Q4 figures

Europe’s largest economy, Germany, looks set to be continuing its strong recovery after Federal Statistical Office, Destatis, reported the economy grew by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. For the 2010 year, the economy expanded by 3.6%, said Destatis. However, both figures were slightly below forecasts with economists expecting quarterly growth of 0.5% and annual growth [...]

February 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
German inflation up in January

German inflation up in January

February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More
German exports down, imports pick up

German exports down, imports pick up

Germany’s statistics office, Destatis, today revealed exports unexpectedly fell 1.1% in October to €86.8 billion. However, imports picked up pace to €72.6 billion, rising by 0.3% on the month. Export demand helped to bring Germany out of recession in the second quarter of last year – much sooner than many of its counterparts throughout the [...]

December 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Germany issues 2nd estimate of Q3 growth

Germany issues 2nd estimate of Q3 growth

The recovery of Europe’s largest economy appears to be on track after Germany’s Statistics Office, Destatis, said growth in the July to September period was 0.7% - confirming an earlier estimate this month. A third and final estimate for the quarter will be available later this year. On an annual basis, the German economy grew [...]

November 23, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Germany and France see slowdown in Q3

Germany and France see slowdown in Q3

Germany, which is Europe’s largest economy, saw a slowdown in quarter three economic growth after a record second quarter. German statistics office, Destatis, said the economy grew 0.7% in the July to September period - compared with the record expansion of 2.3% in the April to June quarter - which represented the fastest since German [...]

November 12, 2010 | 0 Comments More
German exports pick up pace after two months of declines

German exports pick up pace after two months of declines

Germany’s statistics office, Destatis, today revealed exports rose 3% on the month in September to €84.3 billion (£73.09 billion). On an annual basis, exports are up 22.5%. Export demand helped to bring Germany out of recession in the second quarter of last year – much sooner than many of its counterparts throughout the world. The [...]

November 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
German exports fall for second consecutive month

German exports fall for second consecutive month

Germany’s statistics office, Destatis, today revealed exports fell 0.4% in August compared with July to €81.8 billion (£71.7 billion). It was the second consecutive month in which exports dropped and could raise doubts about the strength of the recovery in the euro zone’s largest economy. Export demand helped to bring Germany out of recession in [...]

October 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Germany’s economic growth boosted by exports

Germany’s economic growth boosted by exports

Figures have today revealed Europe’s largest economy grew by a record 2.2% in the second quarter - the fastest quarterly growth in 20 years. The figures smashed analysts forecasts who had expected growth of around 1%. Meanwhile, on an annul basis, economic growth soared by 4.1%. Furthermore, first quarter growth has been revised upwards from [...]

August 13, 2010 | 0 Comments More
German economy expands by 0.2% in Q1

German economy expands by 0.2% in Q1

Destatis, Germany’s statistics office, has today revealed Europe’s largest economy experienced growth of 0.2% in the first three months of 2010. The results beat expectations after analysts had expected the economy to stagnate, as it did in the last three months of 2009. However, Destatis said fourth quarter GDP was revised upwards to 0.2% taking [...]

May 12, 2010 | 0 Comments More