Federal Statistical Office

German exports up 6.3 percent in 2017, hit record

BERLIN  /February 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Germany’s exports increased by 6.3 percent in 2017, beating the previous year’s record, authorities said Thursday. Imports rose by an even stronger 8.3 percent, also hitting record levels. Europe’s biggest economy exported goods worth 1.279 trillion euros ($1.577 trillion) last year, the Federal Statistical Office said. It didn’t give … Continue reading German exports up 6.3 percent in 2017, hit record