15 January 2013 14:32 [Source: ICIS news]
However, the Statistisches Bundesamt in
“In 2012 the German economy proved to be resistant in a difficult economic environment and withstood the European recession,” said Roderich Egeler, president of the office.
In the second half of 2012, however, economic activity in
Analysts attributed the decline in the 2012 fourth quarter from the third mainly to a reduction in investments in plants and machinery. The statistics office is due to release detailed quarterly data next month.
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