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Migration into Europe: A surge from the sea

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Eurozone growth at zero as Germany slumps, France stagnates

Hopes for economic recovery in the eurozone were dashed as France's economy stalled and Germany's shrunk in the second quarter. Analysts believe a rebound is unlikely amid Russian sanctions. more >>
 

ECB survey finds deflation fears unwarranted

A European Central Bank survey has found that financial experts remain calm in the face of ever lower inflation in the eurozone. They believe prices will soon go up again and that worries about deflation are unfounded. more >>
 

German economy shrinks amid crisis fallout

Germany's economy suffered a surprise contraction in the second quarter, as its GDP shrank for the first time in more than a year. Uncertainty caused by global conflicts led to lower trade and investment. more >>
 

German GDP set to swell on sex, drugs and weapons

The European Union's new rules for calculating GDP come into effect Sept. 1 and include revenue from prostitution, drugs and weapons trading. The new standards could also make debt levels seem lower than they really are. more >>
 

German GDP swells on sex, drugs and weapons

The European Union's new rules for calculating GDP come into effect Sept. 1 and include revenue from prostitution, drugs and weapons trading. The new standards could also make debt levels seem lower than they really are. more >>
 

German SMEs forge strong ties with India

Bochum’s India Europe Al brings together German and Indian companies working in the metal sector. Products can be used for a variety of industries, from automotive to security technology. more >>
 

Argentina's financial woes weigh on neighbors

Argentina's economic crisis is spreading to neighboring states. Brazilian exporters, particularly carmakers, have had to accept losses as business slows in the face of market uncertainties. more >>
 

EU caught in balancing act over Russia food embargo

When the EU leveled tougher sanctions against Russia in July, it couldn't have predicted that Moscow would react with a ban on food imports. Now Brussels wants to dissuade the rest of the world from filling the gap. more >>
 

German electricity price is half taxes and fees

Just over half the price paid by retail electricity consumers in Germany is composed of taxes and fees - a new record. more >>
 

German inflation lowest since early 2010

German consumer price inflation remains very low, but half of German consumers nevertheless rank inflation as their biggest economic worry. more >>
 

What Europe's banks did with the ECB's trillion euros

The European Central Bank (ECB) lent a trillion euros to European banks two years ago on remarkably easy terms. What did the banks do with all that money, and why are many of them returning it early? more >>
 

Japan's GDP slumps after tax hikes

Japanese GDP has slumped dramatically year-on-year for the second quarter as a sales tax hike bit into household spending. Declining worker wages were also a factor. more >>
 

Russia and Europe will engage WTO in sanctions dispute

The Russian agricultural embargo against EU countries has hit some nations hard. Poland is considering bringing a complaint against Russia's refusal to buy Polish produce to the World Trade Organization. more >>
 

Gamers 'ready to play' at Gamescom

Gamescom is expected to draw more than 300,000 enthusiastic gamers to Cologne. The convention is one of the world’s largest and will feature the latest game consoles and smartphone apps for users, young and old. more >>
 

German investor sentiment drops to lowest level in about two years

A leading German economic think tank has found investors' confidence in the national economy has dropped to levels not seen in two years. It cited geopolitical uncertainties and domestic growth worries. more >>
 

RWE likely to take even more power plants off the grid

According to newspaper reports, German utility company RWE is planning to mothball even more power plants. It's been suffering from a drastic reduction in German energy prices at the electricity exchange. more >>
 

Frankfurt Airport logs strongest passenger month in its history

The operator of Germany's Frankfurt Airport has said the aviation hub has seen a new monthly passenger record. The July boom came despite a series of weather-related cancellations, it noted on its website. more >>
 

Russian imports ban: EU props peach, nectarine growers

The European Commission has promised funding for EU growers of peaches and nectarines hit simultaneously by Russia's ban on food imports from Western nations as well as poor weather. Worst hit are orchardists in Greece. more >>
 

Mexico opens its territory to foreign fuel bidders

Mexico has opened its oil, gas and electricity industries to foreign and private companies. President Enrique Pena Nieto's action follows congressional approval of the rules for production and profit-sharing contracts. more >>
 
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