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Forecast of growth rates in Germany and the euro area, 2012-2020

Germany: The exhausted man of Europe?

Formerly Europe’s growth engine, the German economy is now lagging behind other eurozone countries, and could potentially affect growth in the entire region. This poor performance is partly caused by the looming threats of U.S. tariffs and a disorderly Brexit. However, systemic problems, like a lack of technological innovation in the once outstanding automotive industry, are also contributing to the issue.

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