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18th Nov 2017

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German economy experiencing major upturn, annual report says

The German economy is expected to grow by 2.0% in 2017 and 2.2% in 2018, according to the German Council of Economic Experts' annual report 2017/18, published Wednesday. The report warned of an overheating of the economy, noting production capacities are over-utilised. Euro-area growth would be 2.3 % in 2017 and 2.1 % in 2018, it said, adding that the European Stability Mechanism should not become a transfer mechanism.

Agenda

EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

EU ministers will vote on where to relocate two EU agencies from the UK, while later EU leaders will host six eastern European countries in Brussels. Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict in the Hague.

Opinion

Mind the gap: inequality in our cities

Minimum wages, 'living' wages and a universal basic income are all part of the ongoing mix to find ways to reduce social inequality across the EU.

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