German trade boost as coalition criticism mounts

ReutersNewsPublished: February 8, 2018
Published: February 8, 2018

Germany's trade surplus last year fell for the first time since 2009, data showed on Thursday, in a further sign that vibrant domestic demand is sucking in more imports and slowly re-balancing the country's export-oriented economy. But, as Ciara Lee reports, the news comes as Chancellor Angela Merkel is under fire from her own ranks over a coalition deal which gave control of the finance ministry to the opposition.

Be the first to suggest a tag

    Comments

    0 comments