Exports fall by 1.1 percent in May
AFP/The Local · 8 Jul 2014, 08:55
Published: 08 Jul 2014 08:55 GMT+02:00
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In seasonally adjusted terms, Germany exported goods worth a total of €92.8 billion in May, down 1.1 percent from the figure for April, the federal statistics office Destatis said in a statement.
The statistics agency said May bank holidays and a poor performance by the construction sector were behind the fall. But it added that "geopolitical factors" may also have had an effect.