About: macroeconomic imbalances

Economy & Jobs 07-02-2018

German pay deal heralds end of wage restraint in Europe’s largest economy

A hard-fought deal on pay and working hours for industrial employees in southwestern Germany sets a benchmark for millions of workers across Europe's largest economy and heralds wage growth in the coming years.

Economy & Jobs 22-02-2017

EU to say French economy out of balance, Germany surplus too high

The European Commission will tell France on Wednesday (22 February) its economy is improving but still has excessive imbalances, while chiding Germany over its current account surplus and warning Italy it must reduce its rising public debt, an EU official said.

Euro & Finance 26-02-2015

Brussels demands more ambitious reforms from France

The European Commission is expecting to receive a new programme of structural reforms from Paris by April, despite the recent adoption of the Macron bill. EURACTIV France reports

Euro & Finance 14-11-2013

Germany under EU scrutiny for current account surplus

The European Commission decided yesterday (13 November) to prepare an in-depth analysis of Germany's persistently high current account surplus to find out if it is a sign of a serious imbalance in Europe's biggest economy.