German Chancellor Angela Merkel will lead her fourth government.

Germany decides, finally; Italy's fate not so sure

Mon 5 Mar

UPDATED Editor's Insight: Exit polls show Silvio Berlusconi's conservative coalition will have biggest presence in parliament but well shy of a majority. 

Farr, Miller & Washington president Michael Farr says “Protectionism is not a good thing, and the ramifications for this could be significant.”

US tariffs rattle markets, exporters warn of retaliation

Mon 5 Mar 9

World week ahead: The February jobs report, due on Friday (Saturday NZ time), could shed light on US wage growth and inflation trends.

Will Angela Merkel lead the grand coalition?

Germany doesn’t mess with success, while Italy is just a mess

Mon 12 Feb 2

Angela Merkel's 'grand coalition' is finally back in business while Italians are facing an election with unknown consequences.

German Farm Minister Christian Schmidt voted against a ban while earlier saying he would abstain.

Monsanto's Roundup survives European ban with Germany in limbo

Wed 29 Nov

Opinion: Caretaker farm minister reverses abstention vote to approve a five-year extension. 

German-NZ Chamber of Commerce CEO Monique Surges says there are not many regulatory barriers between NZ and Germany.

Opportunity as German gaze lands on NZ

Mon 27 Nov 1

German business connections with NZ are generally quiet, but Berlin and Wellington hope to change that.

German chancellor Angela Merkel's future is uncertain.

Germany tests MMP to the limit


Margin Call: Economically, Germany does not seem hampered by the lack of a functioning government.


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