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The cabinet makes social cohesion and modernisation priorities

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on The cabinet makes social cohesion and modernisation priorities

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 20 March 2019 Economy and Finances On 20 March 2019, the federal cabinet adopted the benchmark figures for the 2020 federal budget and the financial plan to 2023. The government is planning record-level investments, the biggest tax cuts in over 10 years as well as comprehensive measures […]

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Health expenditure up 4.7% in 2017

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Health expenditure up 4.7% in 2017

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English Health expenditure per day exceeds the one billion mark for the first time WIESBADEN – In 2017, health expenditure in Germany amounted to 375.6 billion euros, or 4,544 euros per inhabitant. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 4.7%, or 16.9 billion […]

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Expenditure for education, science and research up 4.2% in 2017

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Expenditure for education, science and research up 4.2% in 2017

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English Expenditure unchanged at 9.0% of the gross domestic product WIESBADEN – The public budgets and the private sector (businesses, non-profit institutions, households and the non-domestic sector) spent a total of 295.1 billion euros on education, science and research in 2017. Based on provisional calculations, the Federal Statistical Office […]

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China is the most important import country for the fourth year in a row

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on China is the most important import country for the fourth year in a row

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – According to provisional results, goods worth 106.3 billion euros were imported from the People’s Republic of China to Germany in 2018 (+4.4% on a year earlier). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that China was the most important country for imports to Germany for the […]

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Producer prices in February 2019: +2.6% on February 2018

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Producer prices in February 2019: +2.6% on February 2018

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In EnglishProducer prices of industrial products, February 2019–0.1% on the previous month+2.6% on the same month a year earlier Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – In February 2019 the index of producer prices for industrial products rose by 2.6% compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In January 2019 the […]

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Manufacturing in January 2019: unfilled orders down a seasonally adjusted 0.4% on the previous month

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Manufacturing in January 2019: unfilled orders down a seasonally adjusted 0.4% on the previous month

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English Range of the stock of orders 5.8 months WIESBADEN – Based on provisional data, the price adjusted stock of orders in manufacturing in January 2019 fell a seasonally and calendar adjusted 0.4% on the previous month, as reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). The domestic orders not […]

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Billionaire companies generated nearly one third of total turnover

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Billionaire companies generated nearly one third of total turnover

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – In 2017, 551 enterprises reported a turnover of more than one billion euros each in their advance turnover tax returns. The number of enterprises increased by 35 compared with 2016. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the total value of supplies and services of […]

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Number of employees in manufacturing in January 2019: +2.2% year on year

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Number of employees in manufacturing in January 2019: +2.2% year on year

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – At the end of January 2019, 5.7 million people worked in local units of manufacturing with 50 or more persons employed in Germany. As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the basis of provisional results, that was a rise by about 125,000 […]

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Turnover in accommodation and food service activities in January 2019 in real terms: +0.9% to January 2018

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Turnover in accommodation and food service activities in January 2019 in real terms: +0.9% to January 2018

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), turnover in the German accommodation and food service activities in January 2019 increased by 0.9% in real terms and by 3.1% in nominal terms compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. After adjustment for […]

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Wholesale prices in February 2019: +1.6% on February 2018

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Wholesale prices in February 2019: +1.6% on February 2018

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English Wholesale selling prices, February 2019+0.3% on the previous month+1.6% on the same month a year earlier Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the selling prices in wholesale trade increased by 1.6% in February 2019 from the corresponding month of the preceding year. […]

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