UPDATED: UK and EU abandon deadline to continue Brexit trade deal talks

UPDATED: UK and EU abandon deadline to continue Brexit trade deal talks

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to carry on post-Brexit trade talks after a call between leaders on Sunday.

‘Exports have steadily sunk’: Brexit sends Britain sliding down German trade rankings

‘Exports have steadily sunk’: Brexit sends Britain sliding down German trade rankings

Oktoberfest 2019 in numbers: Less beer, fewer crimes and 96,912 stolen mugs

Oktoberfest 2019 in numbers: Less beer, fewer crimes and 96,912 stolen mugs

Oktoberfest in numbers: An inside look at Germany’s multi-billion business
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Oktoberfest in numbers: An inside look at Germany’s multi-billion business

Why Germany is vulnerable to US President Trump’s car tariffs

Why Germany is vulnerable to US President Trump’s car tariffs

Luxury German carmaker Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars

Luxury German carmaker Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars

Germany to tighten rules on foreign takeovers: report

Germany to tighten rules on foreign takeovers: report

German trade surplus still largest in the world

German trade surplus still largest in the world

German ministers hail trade announcement from Juncker and Trump

German ministers hail trade announcement from Juncker and Trump

Europe won’t give in to threats by Donald Trump, says Heiko Maas

Europe won’t give in to threats by Donald Trump, says Heiko Maas

Don’t turn car tariff conflict into ‘real trade war’, Merkel warns Trump

Don’t turn car tariff conflict into ‘real trade war’, Merkel warns Trump

German car shares skid after Trump tariff threat

German car shares skid after Trump tariff threat

‘End of the party’: how trade conflicts are already sapping the German economy

‘End of the party’: how trade conflicts are already sapping the German economy

Bundesbank slashes growth forecast for this year, optimistic for 2019

Bundesbank slashes growth forecast for this year, optimistic for 2019

Merkel predicts ‘contentious’ G7 summit with Trump

Merkel predicts ‘contentious’ G7 summit with Trump

‘Illegal’ US tariffs risk ‘escalation spiral’ in global trade, Merkel warns

‘Illegal’ US tariffs risk ‘escalation spiral’ in global trade, Merkel warns

US tells German businesses to stop trade in Iran ‘immediately’

US tells German businesses to stop trade in Iran ‘immediately’

President Steinmeier sees ‘substantial change’ in trans-Atlantic ties

President Steinmeier sees ‘substantial change’ in trans-Atlantic ties

Merkel in Washington to make Germany heard again

Merkel in Washington to make Germany heard again

Merkel flies to US for tough talks with Trump, hoping to prevent trade war

Merkel flies to US for tough talks with Trump, hoping to prevent trade war

Germany expects US to impose steel and aluminium tariffs from May 1st

Germany expects US to impose steel and aluminium tariffs from May 1st

German investor confidence hits 5-year low on trade tensions

German investor confidence hits 5-year low on trade tensions

Trump trade war is biggest risk to world economy, say German experts

Trump trade war is biggest risk to world economy, say German experts

German investor confidence plunges on fears of trade war with US

German investor confidence plunges on fears of trade war with US

Merkel confidant offers hope of detente on Trump’s steel tariffs

Merkel confidant offers hope of detente on Trump’s steel tariffs

US ‘will fail if it tries to split Europe’, says Germany’s new economy minister

US ‘will fail if it tries to split Europe’, says Germany’s new economy minister

Germany blasts Trump’s steel tariffs, vows ‘cool and clear’ response

Germany blasts Trump’s steel tariffs, vows ‘cool and clear’ response

‘The risk is real’: protectionist threats cloud German industry’s sunny outlook

‘The risk is real’: protectionist threats cloud German industry’s sunny outlook

German business warns Turkey trade will plunge amid escalating diplomatic row

German business warns Turkey trade will plunge amid escalating diplomatic row

German gvnt to toughen rules to protect German ‘know-how’ from foreign takeovers

German gvnt to toughen rules to protect German ‘know-how’ from foreign takeovers

‘Believers in protectionism terribly wrong’: Merkel fires warning shot at Trump

‘Believers in protectionism terribly wrong’: Merkel fires warning shot at Trump

German economic strength secures millions of jobs in Europe: study

German economic strength secures millions of jobs in Europe: study

German merchants can’t keep up with kids’ demand for fidget spinners

German merchants can’t keep up with kids’ demand for fidget spinners

Mexico to Merkel: we want ‘significant increase’ in trade

Mexico to Merkel: we want ‘significant increase’ in trade

Five things to understand US-German trade relations

Five things to understand US-German trade relations

New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

Trump lashes out at Germany, promises ‘change’ in relations

Trump lashes out at Germany, promises ‘change’ in relations

Juncker downplays Trump’s rant against German cars

Juncker downplays Trump’s rant against German cars

Germany claims it is finally bringing down large trade surplus

Germany claims it is finally bringing down large trade surplus

Germany and China must do more to cut trade surpluses: US

Germany and China must do more to cut trade surpluses: US

Merkel calls for free trade with Japan after meeting with Trump

Merkel calls for free trade with Japan after meeting with Trump

G20 ministers struggle to find consensus at Germany meeting

G20 ministers struggle to find consensus at Germany meeting

Germany vows legal action if Trump taxes imports

Germany vows legal action if Trump taxes imports

Berlin rebuffs Trump attempt to start trade talks, saying ‘speak to EU’

Berlin rebuffs Trump attempt to start trade talks, saying ‘speak to EU’

China overtakes US as Germany’s main trade partner

China overtakes US as Germany’s main trade partner

How Germany’s record trade surplus could fuel US friction with Trump

How Germany’s record trade surplus could fuel US friction with Trump

Top Trump aide blasts Germany for ‘exploiting’ US on trade

Top Trump aide blasts Germany for ‘exploiting’ US on trade

Germany overtakes China as world’s richest exporter

Germany overtakes China as world’s richest exporter

Merkel implies US trade deal opponents are anti-American

Merkel implies US trade deal opponents are anti-American

Record 125k people file suit against Canada trade deal

Record 125k people file suit against Canada trade deal

Vice-Chancellor: TTIP trade deal is dead

Vice-Chancellor: TTIP trade deal is dead

German hopes of export boom to Iran frustrated

German hopes of export boom to Iran frustrated

Five years’ jail for German darknet weapons dealer

Five years’ jail for German darknet weapons dealer

EU won’t sacrifice food safety for US trade deal: Germany

EU won’t sacrifice food safety for US trade deal: Germany

More Germans doubtful on EU-US TTIP pact: poll

More Germans doubtful on EU-US TTIP pact: poll

Obama makes farewell visit to Germany on free trade push

Obama makes farewell visit to Germany on free trade push

US overtakes France as Germany’s biggest customer

US overtakes France as Germany’s biggest customer

Here’s why German bosses are worried for the future

Here’s why German bosses are worried for the future

Abolishing open borders ‘could cost Germany €235 bn’

Abolishing open borders ‘could cost Germany €235 bn’

German business grits teeth as Chinese economy slows

German business grits teeth as Chinese economy slows

Sweden: where even unions love free trade
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Sweden: where even unions love free trade

Why family companies need free trade and TTIP
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Why family companies need free trade and TTIP

‘Innovative companies benefit most from TTIP’
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‘Innovative companies benefit most from TTIP’

Exports set for record year despite hiccup

Exports set for record year despite hiccup

Germany’s booming trade smashes records

Germany’s booming trade smashes records

Gabriel arrives in Iran to kickstart trade talks

Gabriel arrives in Iran to kickstart trade talks

Vice Chancellor Gabriel to visit Iran from Sunday

Vice Chancellor Gabriel to visit Iran from Sunday

Trade surplus and industrial output slip

Trade surplus and industrial output slip

Figures show 2014 was record year for exports

Figures show 2014 was record year for exports

Germany backs calls for trade deal transparency

Germany backs calls for trade deal transparency

Germany breaks its own export record

Germany breaks its own export record

Conservatives agree on foreigner road toll

Conservatives agree on foreigner road toll

German exports to Russia dive by a quarter

German exports to Russia dive by a quarter

Bad news for eurozone puts Germany in focus

Bad news for eurozone puts Germany in focus

Merkel welcomes China’s entire cabinet to Berlin

Merkel welcomes China’s entire cabinet to Berlin

German exports plummet €5 billion in August

German exports plummet €5 billion in August

German exports top record €100 billion

German exports top record €100 billion

Exports fall by 1.1 percent in May

Exports fall by 1.1 percent in May

Merkel: We’re Europe’s driver for growth

Merkel: We’re Europe’s driver for growth

Investor confidence hits 18-month low

Investor confidence hits 18-month low

China woos Germany’s heirless ‘Mittelstand’

China woos Germany’s heirless ‘Mittelstand’

German politician defends party with Putin

German politician defends party with Putin

EU’s eastward expansion ‘created 1m German jobs’

EU’s eastward expansion ‘created 1m German jobs’

German economy enjoying ‘solid upturn’

German economy enjoying ‘solid upturn’

US and Germany clash on trade pact standards

US and Germany clash on trade pact standards

How important is Russia to Germany?

How important is Russia to Germany?

Business leaders attack coalition reforms

Business leaders attack coalition reforms

Welcome to Germany: Land of one million jobs

Welcome to Germany: Land of one million jobs

EU takes aim at soaraway German surplus

EU takes aim at soaraway German surplus

German public finances in black for second year

German public finances in black for second year

German firms hit 2.5-year confidence high

German firms hit 2.5-year confidence high

German trade surplus hits record level

German trade surplus hits record level

Foreign investment floods into Germany

Foreign investment floods into Germany

Record German exports exceed €99 billion

Record German exports exceed €99 billion

US-EU trade talks open after spying scandal

US-EU trade talks open after spying scandal

Germany hits back at US criticism over economy

Germany hits back at US criticism over economy

German trade surplus widened in August

German trade surplus widened in August

EU-US deal would create ‘160,000 German jobs’

EU-US deal would create ‘160,000 German jobs’

Germany set for €200 billion trade surplus

Germany set for €200 billion trade surplus

Berlin: EU can find ‘good solution’ to US free trade

Berlin: EU can find ‘good solution’ to US free trade

Germany’s Rösler fears EU-China trade war

Germany’s Rösler fears EU-China trade war

Merkel pledges to avert EU-China trade war

Merkel pledges to avert EU-China trade war

Merkel aims to bolster Indian economic ties

Merkel aims to bolster Indian economic ties

China’s export prowess needs German imports

China’s export prowess needs German imports

German teens turn to grown-up books

German teens turn to grown-up books

Industry experts excited for export boost

Industry experts excited for export boost

German trade increases more than expected

German trade increases more than expected

Berlin praises Obama’s US-EU free trade plan

Berlin praises Obama’s US-EU free trade plan

German trade surplus hits five-year high

German trade surplus hits five-year high

Exports crack €1-trillion despite euro crisis

Exports crack €1-trillion despite euro crisis

Bundesbank sees economy shrinking

Bundesbank sees economy shrinking

Industrial orders jump on foreign demand

Industrial orders jump on foreign demand

‘Ex-Stasi agent’ heads aluminium giant Rusal

‘Ex-Stasi agent’ heads aluminium giant Rusal

Exports post surprise plus in August

Exports post surprise plus in August

Merkel pushes EU free trade pact with Canada

Merkel pushes EU free trade pact with Canada

Deutsche Bank’s ‘hunger trade’ in spotlight again

Deutsche Bank’s ‘hunger trade’ in spotlight again

Trade surplus drops as eurozone crisis bites

Trade surplus drops as eurozone crisis bites

German ship ‘carrying guns for Assad’ stopped

German ship ‘carrying guns for Assad’ stopped

Giant cargo ships head to Hamburg after river vote

Giant cargo ships head to Hamburg after river vote

Deutsche Bank reduces ‘hunger trade’

Deutsche Bank reduces ‘hunger trade’

Petrol prices hit all time high in February

Petrol prices hit all time high in February

Exports top €1 trillion despite euro crisis

Exports top €1 trillion despite euro crisis

German firms expect robust exports in 2012

German firms expect robust exports in 2012

German Patriot missiles impounded in Finland

German Patriot missiles impounded in Finland

Exports to crack €1 trillion in 2011

Exports to crack €1 trillion in 2011

Trade surplus hits 3-year high on record exports

Trade surplus hits 3-year high on record exports

Merkel visits Vietnam, Mongolia to talk trade

Merkel visits Vietnam, Mongolia to talk trade

Germany to guarantee Brazilian nuclear plans

Germany to guarantee Brazilian nuclear plans

Export machine reawakens

Export machine reawakens

Industrial orders rebound

Industrial orders rebound

Border region fears Danish border checks will hit commerce

Border region fears Danish border checks will hit commerce

Easyjet strike causes delays in Berlin

Easyjet strike causes delays in Berlin

Merkel backs EU free trade deal with Japan

Merkel backs EU free trade deal with Japan

Exports and imports hit record sums

Exports and imports hit record sums

Economy growing faster than expected

Economy growing faster than expected

Exports remain strong with 2.7 percent rise

Exports remain strong with 2.7 percent rise

India channels funds to Iran via Bundesbank

India channels funds to Iran via Bundesbank

German exports shift from US to China

German exports shift from US to China

Harsh winter hits growth

Harsh winter hits growth

Exports grow at record pace in 2010

Exports grow at record pace in 2010

China promises Merkel help with debt crisis

China promises Merkel help with debt crisis

Economy grows record 3.6 percent in 2010

Economy grows record 3.6 percent in 2010

Germany urges China to change rare metals policy

Germany urges China to change rare metals policy

Imports hit all-time high

Imports hit all-time high

Industrial orders jump 5.2 percent

Industrial orders jump 5.2 percent

Brüderle slams business conditions in China

Brüderle slams business conditions in China

US considered trade war over GM crops

US considered trade war over GM crops

Exports seen topping €1 trillion next year

Exports seen topping €1 trillion next year

Unloved euro considered too valuable to ditch

Unloved euro considered too valuable to ditch

Germany, India seek €20-billion trade target for 2012

Germany, India seek €20-billion trade target for 2012

Strong output heralds record growth

Strong output heralds record growth

Westerwelle makes surprise visit to Iraq

Westerwelle makes surprise visit to Iraq

Merkel ‘pours cold water’ on Putin’s vision of free trade zone

Merkel ‘pours cold water’ on Putin’s vision of free trade zone

Merkel slams US ahead of G20 summit

Merkel slams US ahead of G20 summit

Exporters shift back into top gear

Exporters shift back into top gear

Brüderle slams US trade balance proposal

Brüderle slams US trade balance proposal

Germany changes rare minerals strategy over China spat

Germany changes rare minerals strategy over China spat

Merkel to warn G20 on trade protectionism

Merkel to warn G20 on trade protectionism

Brüderle warns of trade war on China visit

Brüderle warns of trade war on China visit

Scrap EU farm subsidies to help poor, Niebel demands

Scrap EU farm subsidies to help poor, Niebel demands

Industry orders post sharp decline

Industry orders post sharp decline

Exports soar as economy surges ahead

Exports soar as economy surges ahead

Merkel pushes China to open its markets

Merkel pushes China to open its markets

Trade surplus jumps as euro slumps

Trade surplus jumps as euro slumps

Rebounding trade and weak euro boost exports

Rebounding trade and weak euro boost exports

Schäuble: Berlin flattered by French criticism

Schäuble: Berlin flattered by French criticism

Germany slaps down France over trade claims

Germany slaps down France over trade claims

France attacks hefty German trade surplus

France attacks hefty German trade surplus

Germany plays down spat with Greece

Germany plays down spat with Greece

Fake medicine trade booming

Fake medicine trade booming

China claims Germany’s export crown

China claims Germany’s export crown

World Bank says Germany most efficient exporter

World Bank says Germany most efficient exporter

Transatlantic prospects for the New Year

Transatlantic prospects for the New Year

Can Berlin meet American expectations?

Can Berlin meet American expectations?

Merkel to demand new financial rules at G20

Merkel to demand new financial rules at G20

Merkel heads to US amid transatlantic tensions

Merkel heads to US amid transatlantic tensions

German exports plunge

German exports plunge

Chinese firms kick off German spending spree

Chinese firms kick off German spending spree

Expert says Germany to continue dominating global exports

Expert says Germany to continue dominating global exports

Global downturn hits German trade surplus

Global downturn hits German trade surplus

German businessman charged with illegal sales to Iran

German businessman charged with illegal sales to Iran

US and Germany talk security and trade

US and Germany talk security and trade

Berlin vows to combat crisis with Beijing

Berlin vows to combat crisis with Beijing

Berlin to cut export aid for trade with Iran

Berlin to cut export aid for trade with Iran

Trade surplus rises despite recession

Trade surplus rises despite recession

German trade surplus surges in June

German trade surplus surges in June

Germany tells firms to show ‘sensitivity’ on Iran deals

Germany tells firms to show ‘sensitivity’ on Iran deals

Israel alarmed over German-Iranian gas project

Israel alarmed over German-Iranian gas project

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Germany regrets ‘lost opportunity’ at WTO talks

China’s field of dreams in Germany

China’s field of dreams in Germany

Siemens boss says firm is too German, white and male

Siemens boss says firm is too German, white and male

German trade surplus jumps in April

German trade surplus jumps in April

Merkel wraps up Latin America tour with Mexico visit

Merkel wraps up Latin America tour with Mexico visit

Chavez launches new attack on Merkel

Chavez launches new attack on Merkel

Business puts high hopes on Merkel trip to Latin America

Business puts high hopes on Merkel trip to Latin America

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Merkel pays official visit to Mexico

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German trade surplus stronger than expected