Germany : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Publication Date: July 03, 2012
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Summary: This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that the German economy’s performance has been remarkable despite facing considerable headwinds. Several conditions are now in place in Germany for a domestic demand-led recovery. Employment creation has been robust and unemployment at 5.3 percent is at a postreunification low. Executive Directors have commended Germany’s strong macroeconomic management, which has resulted in a favorable economic performance despite the uncertain external environment. Directors have underscored Germany’s pivotal role in reducing euro area and global imbalances.
Series: Country Report No. 12/161
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Bank supervision | Banking sector | Debt sustainability analysis | Economic indicators | Financial stability | Fiscal reforms | Labor markets | Staff Reports | Tax structures

Publication Date: July 03, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475506082/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1DEUEA2012001 Pages: 64
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