German GDP grew 0.6% in 2019, weakest rate since 2013

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German economy grew by 0.6% in 2019, the weakest expansion rate since 2013 and a marked cooling from the previous year, a preliminary estimate from the Federal Statistics Office showed on Wednesday.

Economists polled by Reuters had expected growth in gross domestic product (GDP) of 0.6% last year after an expansion rate of 1.5% in 2018.

(Reporting by Michael Nienaber; Editing by Thomas Seythal)

01/15/2020 9:10

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