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Country Report

Country Report Germany

Economic growth slowed down in 2012. Going forward, activity is expected to pick up only slowly in 2013. Long-run growth prospects remain weak, caused by the aging population and subdued labour productivity growth in the services sector.

Economic Update

Conjunctuurbeeld Duitsland (Dutch)

Sentimentindicatoren wijzen op groei in 13K1, echter de harde data zijn vooralsnog minder overtuigend. Daarnaast neemt het producentenvertrouwen af, wat een indicator is voor afzwakking van groei in 13K2. Gelukkig blijven consumenten wel positief.

Economic Update

Economic Update Germany

Sentiment indicators point toward solid growth in 13Q1, but the hard data is less convincing. Moreover, major producer confidence indicators decreased recently, indicating a slowdown of growth. Thankfully, consumers remain positive.