What to know about the choice of the Federal President 2022
Berlin. On 13 February, the German President is elected. As the choice expires, who is entitled to vote and what tasks has the head of state, learn here. © Bernd von Jutrczenka Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Mitte) will be congratulated on 12.02.2017 after the election of the members of the Anniversary Assembly (archive photo). The Federal President is the head of state of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Federal Government has lowered its economic forecast for this year because of the pandemic. Minister of Economic Affairs Robert Dabeck spoke in his annual economic report presented on Wednesday from a difficult economic catch-up phase. © Bernd von Jutrczenka / DPA Robert Dabeck (Alliance 90 / The Greens) introduces the annual economic report.
For 2022, the government expects gross domestic product growth of 3.6 percent. The predecessor government was out of 4.1 percent in the fall.
In the first quarter, economic output is expected to be affected by the pandemic and the restrictions, especially in the services, it was said in the report. "With increasing vaccination, it should succeed in recovering pandemies in sustainably and retiring the crisis aids," said the Greens politician Habog. "Then the economic recovery will soon be accelerating."
warships "for robust defense" against Russia: Ukraine presents concrete weapons receivables to Germany
The repeated cancellation of the Federal Government irritates Ukraine. Nevertheless, the ambassador defines. Also within the traffic light are doubts on no. © Photo: Sina Schult / dpa The frigate "Hamburg" in an Irini use of the EU in front of the coast of Libya in 2020. Ukraine does not loose after the clear NO of the Federal Government to Weapon Sagers .
Higher Engie Costs Heating Inflation to
2021, the German economy increased again with 2.7 percent growth. However, the increase of less than long as a long hoped for. In the crisis year 2020, economic output was broken by 4.6 percent. In spite of the fifth Corona wave, delivery problems and increased energy prices,
recently returned to news, which gave optimists food. So rose the Ifo business climate, Germany's most important economic barometer, surprising in January. It was the first brightening since the middle of last year. On Wednesday, the economic researchers then announced that the index of export expectations has increased, with 17.4 points even on the highest value since September rose. Particularly significant growth expects the electrical industry and mechanical engineer.
Why French and Swiss producers do not want an "American Gruyère"
© Fabrice Coffrini / AFP An American federal judge has just considered "Gruyère" is a generic term and that American producers have now the right. to market their cheese under this name. A decision that causes the anger of their French and Swiss counterparts, who consider that this heritage is linked to our territory. The Gruyère is the emblematic cheese of our mountains, made in Switzerland and France, and mainly in the Savoyard and Franche-Comté Alps.
At the prices, people in Germany may not hope for a rapid relaxation. "Overall, it is expected that the increase in consumer price levels this year with annual average 3.3 percent is again significantly," says in the annual economic report. On average of the past year, consumer prices increased by 3.1 percent. Above all, higher energy costs are heated in inflation.
As an important prize driver, the government sees further supply bottlenecks this year, such as semiconductors. It is only possible to expect a gradual relaxation during the course of the year, it says in the report. Until then, companies may noticeably increase prices. In addition, according to the government, it will come to increased increase in energy prices in the first half of the year compared to the previous year, because these prices increase so much only in the course of the year 2021.
Dabel and Lindner should quickly clarify KfW conveyor chaos .
Berlin. The surprising KfW funding stop for efficient construction brings the Federal Government under pressure. Consumers run storm. The traffic light now advised in the coalition committee on solutions. © Rolf Vennenbernd tens of thousands of construction citizens could suddenly empty at KfW promotion. The traffic light coalition, which is under pressure due to the controversial KfW conveying stop in energy-efficient buildings, wants to rework.