Germany can't stop euro zone from sinking into longest recession




 
--
Germany can't stop euro zone from sinking into longest recession
 
May 15th, 2013  
News Manager
 

Topic: Germany can't stop euro zone from sinking into longest recession


Germany can't stop euro zone from sinking into longest recession
By Robin Emmott and Sarah Marsh BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's economy crept back into growth at the start of the year but not by enough to stop the euro zone from contracting for a sixth straight quarter, and France slid into recession. Falling output across the bloc meant the 17-nation economy is in its longest recession since records began in 1995. It shrank 0.2 percent in the January to March period, the EU's statistics office Eurostat said on Wednesday, worse than the 0.1 percent contraction forecast by a Reuters poll. ...




More...
 


Similar Topics
Closing Allied bases in Germany, sleep-walking to a nuclear-armed German superpower?
Most Germans expect euro zone crisis to worsen: poll
G8 making progress on euro zone crisis, oil prices: UK
Netherlands political crisis casts cloud on euro zone
How important was Germany right before WWII?