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Post-Brexit trade border controls to cost UK $6 billion
Post-Brexit trade border controls to cost UK $6 billion

Post-Brexit trade border controls to cost UK $6 billion

The UK’s public spending watchdog said government expenditures on implementing new rules for post-Brexit imports would total some $6 billion. The report criticized “uncertainty” surrounding government plans. Britain will spend at least
7 days ago
German consumer confidence hits two-year high
German consumer confidence hits two-year high

German consumer confidence hits two-year high

Consumer confidence rose for the third month in a row in Europe’s largest economy, according to a market research survey. Germany is seeing mild economic improvement after grappling with slow growth and
1 month ago
IMF cuts growth outlook for Germany
IMF cuts growth outlook for Germany

IMF cuts growth outlook for Germany

The International Monetary Fund has revised its growth outlook for the eurozone’s biggest economy by 0.3 percentage points. The German economy is predicted to be the slowest-growing of all G7 states this
1 month ago
China: Economy outperforms first quarter forecasts
China: Economy outperforms first quarter forecasts

China: Economy outperforms first quarter forecasts

Strong performance in the manufacturing sector as well as new infrastructure projects helped China’s economy surpass expectations for the first three months of the year. China’s economy grew far more than expected in
1 month ago
German airports reach agreement to end strike action
German airports reach agreement to end strike action

German airports reach agreement to end strike action

Airport operators in Germany have agreed on a deal with security staff after a series of strikes at some of the country’s biggest airports. The German trade union Verdi has made a pay
2 months ago