Chart of the Week: Germany takes the hit
Exporters there need a trade resolution too
Hopes for a US-China trade deal being signed at the G20 in June are on-again-off-again. But plenty of damage may have already been done, notably in Germany where exporters are particularly exposed to the Chinese economy, and have also been suffering from a fall in demand from domestic consumers. Economic growth across the eurozone was healthier in 2017 and early 2018, but has been weaker recently. Italy fell into recession in the second half of 2018, and Germany experienced one quarter of negative growth. Read more about slowing global growth and what that means for investors in our latest InvestmentInsights.