Germany

German economy to grow by 3% in this fiscal year

German economy to grow by 3% in this fiscal year The economy of Germany is expected to grow by around 3% in this fiscal year. It has grown up at its fastest pace of last 20 years in the second quarter of this year during April to June. This growth in the economy has forced the central bank Bundesbank to revise up its growth forecast from the original of 1.9%.

German Executives Urge Chinese Premier to Relax the Business Rules

Wen JiabaoExecutives in Germany have said that the policy of China, which discourages multinational Companies in China, is a big drawback for the country in international market.

Waist Circumference a Better Way to Detect Diabetes

Waist Circumference a Better Way to Detect DiabetesA recent study at the German Institute for Nutritional Research in Potsdam-Rehbrücke has reported that the perimeter of waist can reveal the diabetes status of a person.

At present, BMI is the criteria for deciding the chances of developing diabetes. Generally, when BMI measures increases more than 25 points, doctors take waist perimeter into the consideration.

Weight loss pills are just a waste of your money

Weight loss pills are just a waste of your moneyResearchers from the Peninsula Medical School at the universities of Exeter and Plymouth said there was no evidence that many of the drugs work, while research from the University of Gottingen in Germany found people on supplements based on cabbage powder, bean concentrate and plant extracts did not lose any more weight than those taking a fake pill.

Mutual Understanding with Obama: Merkel’s View

GM to Raise Money Internally

Nick ReillyGeneral Motors has now agreed to internally fund its restructuring process. The Company was earlier looking to raise €1.8bn (£1.5bn) in loan guarantees for its Opel/Vauxhall subsidiary. But its move to withdraw these requests has surprised everyone.

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