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Sebastian Heilmann

Founding president of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

Sebastian Heilmann is the founding president of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

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Germany’s export-oriented economic model is caught in a US-Chinese squeeze

The new Merkel government has to reduce the dependencies on exports by stimulating domestic growth forces in Germany and Europe. At the same time, Berlin should push for a more ambitious national and European innovation policy as well as a robust European foreign trade policy.

By: Sebastian Heilmann and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 30, 2018