Nov 13 2013
The model economy has brilliantly through five years of crisis, but is being tarnished: Germany1 fell within the scope of a "thorough investigation" of the European Commission2, because of its trade surpluses.
The first power of the euro is long criticized for its reliance on exports and the relative weakness of his wages. The IMF and France – it is governed to the right or left – are concerned about a model that feeds the imbalances in Europe, like China with the rest of the world. Recently, the U.S. Treasury has denounced the "addiction" of Germany to foreign markets and "anemia" in domestic demand.
So far, the EU was kept to feed the controversy, celebrating instead the budget sparingly and success dear Angela Merkel3 competitiveness. Two reasons for a change in Brussels. First, an unspoken but palpable desire to influence government negotiations between the party of Chancellor and the SPD, deemed more open to the concerns of the EU payday loans in 1 hour. Then the fear that Germany is commercially Imperial torpedo recovery of those countries in the euro, which hamper their deficits and regain competitiveness.
"This is an analysis, no indictment"
The macroeconomic review of Germany would be the 14th case brought by the Commission. None have resulted in sanctions. Only Spain and Slovenia were convinced imbalance "excessive". The Federal Republic will have to wait diagnosis to the end of the winter. "This is an analysis, not a charge," says Brussels. The German current account surplus is expected to reach 7% of GDP this year.
José Manuel Barroso4 decided to defend himself in the decision. Berlin shows no sign of contrition. Wolfgang Schäuble5, decisive voice in the euro, said that his country has "no merit imbalance correction". Allies of the Chancellor already denounced a plot against the German success
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