German economy - updates

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German upper house approves virus rescue package

Mar 27, 2020 - 7:25 PM

Representatives of Germany's federal states give the go signal for the economic package worth nearly 1.1 trillion euros ($1.2 trillion)

A nurse speaks on the phone at the registration desk of the central reception centre for corona cases at the University hospital in Essen, western Germany, on March 26, 2020. (Photo by Ina FASSBENDER / AFP)

German parliament passes 1.1-trillion-euro virus rescue package

Mar 25, 2020 - 11:55 PM

Berlin will create an 'economic stabilization fund' for companies and a fund for immediate support for the health system, among others

Members of the Bundestag, Germany's lower house of parliament are seated with social distancing space between them as they listen to German Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz (R) address the chamber in Berlin on March 25, 2020. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP)

Germany steps up efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Dec 04, 2014 - 12:06 AM

The program adopted by the German cabinet aims at cutting carbon emissions by between 62 million and 78 million tonnes from now until 2020

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German economy shrinks by about 0.5% in Q4

Jan 15, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Growth for the full year 2012 is 0 7 slower compared with 3 in 2011