Photo Gallery: China Fuels the German Upswing 08/27/2010
 Germany largely has China to thank for its current economic upswing, given the...
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Germany largely has China to thank for its current economic upswing, given the Asian powerhouse's demand for German products such as machine tools. But many German industrialists are asking themselves how long the symbiotic relationship can go on, as Beijing forges ahead with plans to become a high-tech economy. This photo shows Angela Merkel with Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao during the German chancellor's official visit to Beijing in July.