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What’s gone wrong with the German economy?

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Germany's economy is in “troubled waters” and doing “dramatically badly” – and those are just the assessments of its economy minister. But are the recessionary conditions in the euro-zone’s biggest economy merely a cyclical blip or signs of deeper structural malaise?

In this special episode of The Weekly Briefing from Capital Economics, Group Chief Economist Neil Shearing talks to Andrew Kenningham, Chief Europe Economist, about our new, in-depth report on the long-term German outlook.

Over the course of their discussion on the trajectory of Europe's biggest economy, Neil and Andrew take in everything from the threat posed by Chinese electric cars to the domestic risks of a resurgent political right-wing.


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