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Germany’s economy is also struggling, compounding the risks to the UK economy.
New data is demonstrating that German exports slumped by 3.9% year-on-year in August, the worst performance this year, with importations falling by 3.1%.
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Two of the City’s large-scale dreads – a Brexit-induced recession and a full-blown trade war – are in the spotlight today.
Read more: theguardian.com