German trade surplus

Source: Federal Ministry of Finance, photo: Ilja C. Hendel German Current Account Surplus is Nothing New With the German current-account surplus coming under scrutiny by the new US administration it is worth considering recent developments within the German trade balance looking at factors which might impact future negotiations between the U...

2017-03-21 James Harte Read more
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Jens Weidmann, the head of the Bundesbank. Image via European Central Bank Jens Weidmann, the head of the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank responded to allegations of currency manipulation last week. In a sharp statement, the head of the Bundesbank called the allegations “more than absurd” and “unsettling,” joining other central bank official...

2017-02-15 John Benjamin Read more