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German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germany’s economy may have already slumped into recession, its central bank says

"German economic output could have decreased slightly in the third quarter of 2019," after contracting 0.1% in the spring, the Bundesbank said.
Manufacturing sentiment is taking a hit from Brexit and the US-China trade war.

Germany is ‘firmly in contraction territory’ after manufacturing sentiment fell to a crisis-era low

"The economy is limping towards the final quarter of the year, and, on its current trajectory, might not see any growth before the end of 2019."

Germany’s economy just shrank, meaning Europe’s biggest economy is ‘teetering on the edge of recession’

Europe's biggest economy contracted due to weaker exports as the US-China trade war weighed on global sentiment.

The UK, German and Italian economies are all tanking at the same time

"We're starting to fear a Q2 GDP crash in Germany," says Pantheon Macroeconomics.

Global stocks slide as Germany’s economy draws closer to a recession

While markets in Asia largely remain closed after the Chinese New Year, virtually all European stock markets have lost at least some ground Thursday.
Italy's economy contracted for two consecutive quarters.

It’s official: Italy’s economy has slipped into recession

Italy's output contracted 0.2% in the fourth quarter, on the heels of a 0.1% drop in the third quarter, the statistics agency Istat said on Thursday.

The economic data from France is so bad that one analyst simply wrote ‘?!’ on the chart

The survey in question was the Insee services-confidence poll. It showed a cliff-edge drop in expectations from France's non-manufacturing companies.
The parched Rhine is drying up German growth.

Europe’s mightiest river is drying up, most likely causing a recession in Germany. Yes, really.

The Rhine is crucial for German industry because it provides an avenue for the distribution of raw materials to German manufacturers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germany may have avoided recession in Q4 by just 0.1% because the quarter was one day longer than the previous period

Germany is the fourth-largest economy on the planet and the largest in Europe. So any weakness is concerning.