Bundesbank: Deep recession not in the cards for Germany

Author: Justin Low | Category: News

The German central bank comments in its monthly report


  • Economy may have contracted in Q3
  • Sees risk of slowdown in exports affecting domestic economy as well
  • There are increasing risks of a spillover from industrial slowdown to domestic demand
  • However, a deep recession is not expected
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It's a slow climb down for Germany and their high horse as they come to acknowledge the potential spillover effects from the manufacturing recession. With regards for a longer and more protracted slowdown, this is their comment:

"A recession in the sense of a significant, broader and longer-lasting decline in output with underutilised capacity is currently not in view."
I reckon it'll only be a matter of time before that outlook changes as well.

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