Germany Economic Snapshot

Reform Priorities (July 2019)

Reform Prioritäten (2019)

12 June 2018 Economic Survey of Germany

Germany has been enjoying strong economic performance in recent years, building on strengthened domestic demand, good social outcomes and export performance. Exports have benefited from a large, productive and innovative manufacturing sector which has reinforced its position in sectors of long-standing comparative advantage, notably cars, chemical products and machine tools. Record-low unemployment, employment growth and real wage gains have underpinned private household demand. Business investment is picking up.