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German industrial orders plunge most in 1-1/2 years

Monday, August 06, 2018 - 01:43

German industrial orders fell more than expected in June, posting their steepest monthly drop in nearly a year and a half, suggesting that trade tensions caused by U.S. President Donald Trump might curtail growth in Europe's largest economy. As Sonia Legg reports, German companies have been spooked by an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China as their tit-for-tat tariffs hit businesses in Germany.

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German industrial orders fell more than expected in June, posting their steepest monthly drop in nearly a year and a half, suggesting that trade tensions caused by U.S. President Donald Trump might curtail growth in Europe's largest economy. As Sonia Legg reports, German companies have been spooked by an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China as their tit-for-tat tariffs hit businesses in Germany.

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German industrial orders plunge most in 1-1/2 years

Monday, August 06, 2018 - 01:43