"Trade facilitation must not be agreed upon to the detriment of consumers," Federal Minister Sigmar Gabriel said before the 3rd meeting of the TTIP Advisory Group. more
Despite the slowdown in the second quarter, the underlying economic trend remains positive. The labour market is stable, incomes are rising and consumption is boosting the economy.
New industrial orders rose by 4.6% in July. The proportion of large orders was well above average for July.