Germany: Environmental protection highest increase since 2011Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 11, 2020
In 2017, enterprises, households and general government in Germany spent 70.4 billion euros on environmental protection.
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The expenditure rose to more than 2.2% of the gross domestic product.
Compared with 2016, environmental investments (+9.5%) increased much more significantly than the current environmental protection expenditure (+3.9%).
The increase in environmental investments was higher than any time since 2011. ■