Economy of Germany

One dead and another severely injured in shooting at Mercedes Benz plant in Germany

Rescue workers are on the scene at factory 56 in Sindelfingen, which assembles the S-Class, according to the Bild newspaper.
According to a German newspaper report citing police, the suspect was detained after the shooting at the factory.
It added that the background of the shooting is still unclear.

Posidonia STF, a who’s who in cruise lines

Next month's 7th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will bring together top executives and industry leaders from the international cruise sector to discuss the challenges and potential of the industry and highlight the importance of the region and the need for new destinations to keep pace with the industry's rapid growth and emerging trends.

German factory orders down sharply

Factory orders in Germany dropped 5.3 percent in November compared with the previous month, on a sharp drop in foreign demand, official figures showed on Jan. 6.

New orders, an important indicator for Europe's biggest economy, dropped for the third time in four months following a 0.6 percent uptick in October.

German output figures in March show impact of Ukraine war

German factory output fell in March, official figures published on May 6 showed, as Europe's economic powerhouse registered the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.     

Production was down by 3.9 percent on the previous month, according to the federal statistics agency Destatis, having risen for five months in a row.