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Germany to join Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

28 November 2014 | German Embassy London
Storage facility in Hesse, Germany

A summit on transparency in the German extractive industries took place in Berlin on 26 November, as part of the preparations for Germany's accession to the international Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

43 million persons in employment for the first time in October 2014

27 November 2014 | German Embassy London, Destatis

For the first time, the number of persons in employment in Germany rose to over 43 million. In October 2014, more than 43 million persons resident in Germany were in employment according to the Federal Statistical Office.

German federal budget 2015: no new net borrowing

26 November 2014 | German Embassy London
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble speaks to the Bundestag, 25 November 2014

In 2015, Germany's federal budget will take on no new net borrowing for the first time since 1969.

Embassy’s Economic Minister presents certificates to graduates of the European College of Business and Management

25 November 2014 | German Embassy London
Dr Andreas Prothmann with a graduate

On 21 November, Dr Andreas Prothmann, the Embassy’s Economic Minister, spoke at the Graduation Ceremony of the European College of Business and Mangement (ECBM) at the Armoury House of the Honourable Artillery Company in London.

Iran nuclear programme: negotiations extended

25 November 2014 | German Embassy London
US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, EU envoy Catherine Ashton and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Vienna, 24 November 2014

Following days of negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme in Vienna, the E3 + 3 states and Iran have agreed to extend the talks.