The World from Berlin 'News of Germany's Strong Exports Isn't Welcome Everywhere'

German exports reached an all-time record in 2011, a development that may lead to increased criticism of its trade surplus, with many countries arguing it worsens global imbalances. Editorialists say the country's economy is already slowing and such criticism may be shortlived.
An aerial photo shows shipping containers awaiting shipment at Germany's Bremerhaven port.

An aerial photo shows shipping containers awaiting shipment at Germany's Bremerhaven port.

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- Daryl Lindsey