Globalization and World Trade

Trade and investment, competition and social justice: current information and background on globalization and world trade

Winners on both sides

Valuable economic relationship: How German automobile manufacturers are stimulating US exports and US investments are boosting innovation in Germany.

Are export surpluses bad?

Germany is a strong exporter, but consumes little from abroad. The result is export surpluses. What are the advantages and disadvantages?

Impressions from Hamburg

Hard negotiations, creative street protests – and a long-awaited handshake: The G20 Summit has opened in Hamburg. The highlights in images.