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German Exports Slump Most in Three Years on Trade Conflicts

  • Exports fell annual 8% in June, imports dropped 4.4%
  • Current-account surplus, which has drawn criticism, widened
BWMs ahead of shipping at the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany.

BWMs ahead of shipping at the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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German exports registered their steepest annual decline in three years in June, underscoring the plight of the manufacturing sector as global trade tensions escalate.