Industrial policy

New European champion against China

Bombardier and Alstom logos The EU Commission has allowed the Bombardier train division to be taken over by the TGV manufacturer Alstom. This accelerates the … Read more

Ifo boss Fuest warns of stagflation

Clemens Fuest The Ifo President fundamentally doubts the effectiveness of government measures. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The head of the Munich Ifo Institute for Economic Research, … Read more

Opel moves German employees to French PSA plants

Opel production in Germany So far, little more than a dozen volunteers have signed up for the temporary transfer. (Photo: dpa) Munich The carmaker Opel … Read more

Paris criticizes Airbus – 2000 jobs could be saved

Jean-Baptiste Djebbari The State Secretary in the Ministry of Transport calls on Airbus to fire as few employees as possible. (Photo: AFP) Paris The French … Read more

CSU General Markus Blume: “Wirecard is not systemically important”

Berlin CSU General Secretary Markus Blume is skeptical about possible state aid for the insolvent payment service provider Wirecard. “At Wirecard, we first have to … Read more