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German strength at the end of 2016

Solid numbers for industrial production and trade in Germany confirm that Europe’s locomotive ended 2016 on a strong footing. In France, solid business sentiment adds to other positive survey indicators, pointing to a solid Q4 in terms of economic activity as well.

The first official survey indicator for 2017 in the Eurozone is in – the Sentix indicator jumped to its highest level in over a year in January, widely exceeding expectations.

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