Germany: Does the eurozone's powerhouse need a 'green' power surge?

Solution to bolstering the country's slowing economy

Wolfgang Bauer of M&G

Wolfgang Bauer of M&G

Germany largely owes its reputation as the powerhouse of the eurozone to its successful record of manufacturing 'complex' products in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, automotive and chemicals.

Yet, the German economy is unquestionably slowing down. The German Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, an important economic indicator, recently dropped to 44.1 (anything below 50 signifies contraction),...

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