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vbw-OnlineCongress & Political Dialogue Brussels: The Importance of German Economy for Europe


How much value added and employment do German imports create in other EU countries? And to what extent has the importance of German imports increased since the introduction of the euro? These questions were examined by Prognos on behalf of the vbw – The Bavarian Industry Association. On 25 May, Dr Michael Böhmer will present the results of the study "The Importance of the German Economy for Europe" at an online congress and political dialogue organised by the vbw.

The event will be opened by Bertram Brossardt, Chief Executive Officer of the vbw, and Roland Weigert, State Secretary in the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy. The presentation of the results will be followed by a discussion with Dr Michael Böhmer, Bertram Brossardt, Roland Weigert, Ismail Ertug (MEP - Member of the European Parliament), Dr Angelika Winzig (MEP) and Dr Reinhard Felke (Director of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs).

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The entire study will be available on our website from 25 May.

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