Business Cycles and Growth

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German economy resilient despite prolonged shutdown: further recovery expected in the summer

The German Council of Economic Experts has revised its growth forecast for 2021 downwards and expects a GDP growth of 3.1 % in Germany. In the euro area, the GCEE expects the GDP to grow by 4.1 % this year.

Tabellenband – Fragen zur Mehrwertsteuersenkung und zum Konsum- und Sparverhalten

Working Paper 08/2020 by infas Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaft GmbH


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The Council's evaluations regarding the likely development of the economic situation in Germany and the euro area.

Economic Forecasts

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Here we offer a selection of time series including the recent forecast of the German Council of Economic Experts. The offer will be extended subsequently.

Economic Indicators for GermanyAdditional time series