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Germany: Export Expectations Rise

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Ifo Export Expectations - Results of the ifo Business Survey for November 2018 Press Release for ifo Export Expectations (PDF, 133 KB) Sentiment among German exporters recovered slightly this month. The ifo Export Expectations for German industry rose to 12.2 balance points in November from 11.7 balance points in October. German exporters are holding their ground in a difficult economic environment. Companies in the chemicals industry, as well as in the food and beverages sector are primarily responsible for the increase. The textiles industry is also expecting turnover to rise abroad. Firms in the mechanical engineering and electronics branch, by contrast, suffered significant

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ifo Export Expectations - Results of the ifo Business Survey for November 2018

Sentiment among German exporters recovered slightly this month. The ifo Export Expectations for German industry rose to 12.2 balance points in November from 11.7 balance points in October. German exporters are holding their ground in a difficult economic environment.

Companies in the chemicals industry, as well as in the food and beverages sector are primarily responsible for the increase. The textiles industry is also expecting turnover to rise abroad. Firms in the mechanical engineering and electronics branch, by contrast, suffered significant setbacks. They expect lower growth rates in the months ahead. Export expectations in the automotive branch are stable at present.  

Clemens Fuest, President of the ifo Institute

Clemens Fuest
Clemens Fuest took over from Hans Werner Sinn as chairman of the IFO Institute in April 2016. He is professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Munich.

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