The German government on Tuesday raised its GDP growth forecast to 3.5% for 2021, against 3.0% estimated in January, thanks to the good performance of the industry and a "
of restrictions against the pandemic in second trimester.
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Our economy is strong, robust, and ready for a new start
", after a historic drop of 4.9% in 2020, said Minister of the Economy Peter Altmaier. For 2022, the government expects growth of 3.6%.