Merkel Economy Scorecard Shows Steinbrueck Struggle

Merkel Economy Scorecard Shows Steinbrueck Struggle

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Hit by a two-year recession in the euro region that curbed its exports, Germany’s economy will expand 0.3 percent this year, the Bundesbank said June 7. Germany will grow 1.5 percent in 2014, in line with its potential, the central bank said.