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Europe’s Biggest Economies Keep Growing Amid Pandemic Reopening

  • French, German services sectors resilient against Ukraine war
  • Manufacturing weighed down by surging prices, supply problems
Shoppers and restaurant customers on a pedestrianized shopping street in Hamburg, Germany.

Shoppers and restaurant customers on a pedestrianized shopping street in Hamburg, Germany.

Photographer: Imke Lass/Bloomberg

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Europe’s two largest economies kept growing in May as they benefited from a sustained rebound in services that offset fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.