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The RWI/ISL Container Throughput Index sank considerably in April to 114.7 after a (corrected) value of 116.7 in March after seasonal adjustment. This indicates that the volume of international merchandise trade has decreased. However, ... More24.04.2013
The RWI/ISL Container Throughput Index has improved slightly from a revised 116.4 in February to 116.8 in March after seasonal adjustment. It still falls short of its January high, but this does not come as a surprise. The dip in Chinese container exports in February caused by... More18.04.2013
An upwards tendency re-emerged in the German economy in spring 2013. The situation in the financial markets has eased thanks to subsiding uncertainty regarding the future of the European Monetary Union. The headwind in the world economy has also tailed off somewhat. The institutes expect... More20.03.2013
RWI raised its economic growth forecast for Germany from 0.3% to 0.6% in 2013 compared with December 2012; growth of 2.1% is anticipated for 2014. This year the economy is expected to be driven mainly by domestic demand. In 2014 impulses from foreign trade are expected to... More05.03.2013
Der RWI-Konsumindikator ist im vierten Quartal 2012 von 54,8 auf 40,7 gesunken. Dies deutet auf eine schwächere Ausweitung der privaten Konsumausgaben im ersten Quartal 2013 hin, denn der Indikator weist erfahrungsgemäß einen Vorlauf von einem Quartal gegenüber der Vorquartalsrate des Privaten Konsums auf. Für das zweite Quartal 2013... More
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