Interview , News of 21 June 2017

"Uncertainty remains one of the biggest impediments to global economic development": Eight Questions for Ferdinand Fichtner

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Mr. Fichtner, is the German economy still on a path of growth?

Yes—in fact, the German economy is developing quite powerfully. Growth in the first half of the year has been respectable, but we are expecting an even more significant expansion in the coming quarters, especially in light of the favorable labor market development.  [...]

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