The German economy will probably grow more than 3 percent this year as the auto, engineering and chemical industries stay “strong,” Dieter Hundt, head of the BDA employers’ association, told Hamburger Abendblatt.
Dieter Hundt, president of Germany’s BDA employers’ federation, wants private creditors to participate in a second bailout package for Greece, the Hamburger Abendblatt newspaper reported in an e-mailed preview of a report to be published tomorrow.
Dieter Hundt, head of Germany’s BDA employers’ association, called for wage restraint in upcoming negotiations as the region’s fiscal crisis damps economic growth, Bild newspaper reported, citing an interview.
Dieter Hundt, president of Germany’s top employers’ federation BDA, urged the country’s big unions to fight increasing efforts within their ranks to splinter into new, smaller trade groups, the Handelsblatt newspaper reported.
Chancellor Angela Merkel ’s coalition backed higher health-insurance premiums, a move some critics from her own party said will fail to curb rising health-care costs and might undermine the German economic recovery.