China’s economy will grow by 2.3 percent in 2020

People on frozen lake in Beijing The most populous country on earth has had the corona virus largely under control since the summer. (Photo: Reuters) … Read more

Italy: Government crisis could stifle recovery

Rome, Brussels If there is one thing Italy cannot afford at the moment, it is a crippling power vacuum: a nine percent economic slump, national … Read more

Bangladesh experiences economic miracle despite Corona

Bangladesh The textile industry accounts for a large part of economic output. (Photo: dpa) Bangkok A decade ago, it was difficult for Thomas Hoffmann to … Read more

“It’s not just the digital industries that are getting through the crisis”

Michael Hüther The IW boss currently considers optimism in the economy to be entirely appropriate. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf After the catastrophe year 2020, optimism dominates … Read more

Insolvency record low: 4500 zombie companies because of corona aid?

Company bankruptcies The number of corporate insolvencies will drop to a new low in the 2020 corona year. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The corona crisis puts … Read more

Six reasons the economy will recover in 2021

Coronavirus – Hamburg If all goes well, the economy will recover noticeably in 2021. It also depends on how quickly herd immunity can be achieved. … Read more

The Ifo business climate signals recovery – despite the lockdown

Christmas shopping The HDE expects that stationary non-food retailers will lose 20 percent of their annual sales as a result of the corona measures. (Photo: … Read more

The second wave is weakening the global economy again – despite hopes for vaccines

Container-Terminal in Hamburg Before the vaccinations get better, according to the OECD, economic development is currently deteriorating worldwide. (Photo: dpa) Berlin For the first time … Read more