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

Industry is recovering, service providers are suffering

Iron foundry The mood in the industry has gotten better and better since the summer. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The mood in the German economy has … Read more

More severe job cuts in the corona crisis expected by medium-sized companies

Empty shopping arcade in Dresden Many companies see the extension of the short-time work allowance as helpful, but expect more severe job cuts. (Photo: dpa) … Read more

Fast network important for companies against future crises

Gasfaserkabel According to the Family Businesses Foundation, the corona crisis shows how inadequate broadband coverage is in Germany. (Photo: dpa) Munich According to a new … Read more

Altmaier expects an economic upturn from October

Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier (CDU) According to the Federal Minister of Economics, the situation on the job market will ease towards the end … Read more

The economy wakes up – the upswing begins

With its monthly business climate survey of 9,000 companies, the Munich Ifo Institute has a very early insight into the economic situation. In May and … Read more