Germany enters the global economic wars

With the US and China increasingly competing rather than cooperating, Europe cannot stick to the old concept of globalisation.

A draft of Germany's new industrial strategy, presented by Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Tuesday, is all about surviving in a competitive world - an approach he wants to sell to the German public first and then to the rest of the European Union.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 07, 2019, with the headline 'Germany enters the global economic wars'. Print Edition | Subscribe