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Michael Nienaber

Germany spends record 23 billion euros on refugees - document

May 20 2019

BERLIN Germany spent a record 23 billion euros (20 billion pounds) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root causes of migration abroad, a government document seen by Reuters showed on Monday.

'First ray of hope' as German economy returns to growth

May 15 2019

BERLIN Germany's spluttering economy returned to growth in the first quarter as consumers spent more freely and construction activity picked up, but the government said the outlook remained clouded by trade disputes.

Escalating U.S.-China trade dispute hits German investor morale

May 14 2019

BERLIN The mood among German investors deteriorated unexpectedly in May, a survey showed on Tuesday, as the escalating trade dispute between China and the United States clouds the growth outlook for Europe's largest economy.

UPDATE 1-Escalating U.S.-China trade dispute hits German investor morale

May 14 2019

* German economy likely grew by 0.4 pct in Q1 - poll (Adds details from ZEW survey, BDI statement, background)

Lackluster German industrial orders point to weak growth

May 07 2019

BERLIN German industrial orders rose less than expected in March following two months of steep declines, data showed on Tuesday, bringing little relief for Europe's largest economy which is facing a sharp slowdown in growth and dwindling tax revenues.

UPDATE 4-'Best times over' for Germany, government slashes growth forecast

Apr 17 2019

* Government to pour billions in R&D incentives (Adds president of Ifo institute)

Germany's Scholz: Protectionism is not the answer

Apr 12 2019

WASHINGTON The rules-based order of multilateralism is increasingly under threat and leaders must uphold international cooperation, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said in Washington on Friday, calling on the United States to overcome trade differences with Europe.

Germany's Scholz: Protectionism is not the answer

Apr 12 2019

WASHINGTON The rules-based order of multilateralism is increasingly under threat and leaders must uphold international cooperation, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said in Washington on Friday, calling on the United States to overcome trade differences with Europe.

Germany to halve 2019 growth forecast: government source

Apr 12 2019

BERLIN/WASHINGTON The German government is set to halve its 2019 growth forecast for Europe's biggest economy, a government source told Reuters on Friday, reflecting a worsening slowdown led by a recession in the manufacturing sector. | Video

UPDATE 1-Germany's Scholz: Protectionism is not the answer

Apr 12 2019

* Scholz: "It's not about the art of the deal" (Adds Scholz quotes)

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