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SME consultations in China

In Jieyang, State Secretary Iris Gleicke exchanged opinions on current SME policy issues with China's Deputy Minister for Industry and Information Technology, Dr Fei Feng. more

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New technologies no longer need special protection

More competition thanks to the 2016 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG): funding for green electricity will be set by auction. Read more about this in the latest edition of our newsletter "Energiewende direkt". Follow the link to the newsletter


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2016 Annual Economic Report presented

"Germany's much-envied economic strength is proof of a successful economic and employment policy," Minister Gabriel emphasised when he presented the Report.

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Negotiations on EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement concluded

"The agreement with Vietnam is the first treaty in which modern investment protection as suggested by me to the European Commission will be put into practice," Minister Gabriel said.