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"The Situation in the Euro Area Continues to Present Risks": Eight Questions to Ferdinand Fichtner

Interview of September 17, 2015

Mr. Fichtner, the German economy has been in pretty good shape so far this year. Will the trend continue?

The German economy is doing well overall, and prospects for the remainder of the year are also favorable. We expect to achieve a growth rate of just under two percent for the entire year and for the coming year, as well. This is already quite good for the German economy. [...]

The interview with Ferdinand Fichtner is published in DIW Economic Bulletin 38/2015. (PDF, 211.56 KB)

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