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Germany needs to rethink trade surplus

It needs to boost both private and public domestic investment to increase domestic demand.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 05:50

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This year, Germany is exporting almost 300 billion euros more goods and services than it imports. That is 10 per cent higher than even China's surplus.

GERMANY will generate the largest current account surplus in the world this year. This year, Germany is exporting almost 300 billion euros (S$460 billion) more goods and services than it imports. That is 10 per cent higher than even China's surplus.

Moreover, the surplus equals over 9 per

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