German GDP grew 2.2 percent in 2017, strongest in six yearsStaff Writer | January 11, 2018
The German economy grew by a less than expected 2.2 percent in 2017, the strongest rate in six years and an improvement on the previous year, a preliminary estimate from the Federal Statistics Office showed.
Germany The largest economy in Europe
Adjusted for calendar effects, the growth rate was 2.5 percent last year, the statistic office said. ■