Monday, 15 March 2010

German Exports

Germany has always relied on exports and is Europe's top exporter. Despite the recession exports from Germany were worth over 800 billion   euros. Imports were 135 billion less for the same period. The high levels of exports may be endangering the competitiveness of other European countries. Should Germany strengthen its domestic demand as French minister Christine Lagarde demands?

Read more on this in Frankreich basht deutschen Export-Erfolg has a table showing where German exports go. You could use the information to practise using vocabulary about increase and decrease and also try expressing an opinion about German exports and how they affect other economies in Europe.

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