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For Tom Peck, author of the British newspaper “The Independent”, Theresa May “indestructible”. She was the “cockroach in nuclear Winter,” wrote Peck, after May had survived the vote of no-confidence of the Labour party. The German economy benefits the robustness of the British Prime Minister. SPD Leader Andrea Nahles warned in case of a hard Brexits now facing serious consequences for workers.

Because Mays-Brexit Deal is failed, the industry is fearful in order to continue their UK stores. On both sides, especially in the UK, but also partly in this country, there could be “major setbacks” for workers, said Nahles in the ZDF. “We have a very interdependent economy.”

Because the vote remains officially, although more open, as Großbritannienaus of the European Union will escape. However, the majority of Topökonomen respected research institutions and large associations in the UK are seeing now but on a disordered Brexit control, some speculate on a shift of the Brexits.

IW Economist Michael Hüther for Brexit-crisis “entrepreneurs, triggers your contingency plans!”

It was now the responsibility of the British government that there was no disorderly, chaotic Brexit, said Nahles. She referred to the EU-with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, negotiated the agreement as a good basis for this; large room for Negotiation, you can’t see. “Personally, I would be glad also if it could lead to a second Referendum. But we don’t have on the European or German level in the Hand.”

Siemens chief Kaeser calls for referendum on No-Deal-Brexit

Meanwhile, German industry is divided on how it should go. “It would be for all parties Involved is probably best, if you would submit to any Form of disordered Brexit once again the British people to vote,” said Siemens chief Joe Kaeser to the “Handelsblatt”.

Eon boss Johannes Teyssen wrote to the newspaper to its employees, that it was important ” that politicians are plumb on both sides of the debate, and on both sides of the channel all of the available options to ensure that a ‘No Deal’-Brexit is taken from the table.”

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Bernhard Mattes from the German Association of the automotive industry (VDA) described the rejection of the exit agreement without a concrete Alternative in the “Handelsblatt” as “political negligence”. The auto industry expects a hard Brexit costs by customs duties in the amount of two billion euros.

The pharmaceutical industry is reporting a downturn in their business with the UK – could increase, if, in a hard-Brexit the withdrawal of authorisations for chemicals and medicines, lose their validity.

BDI: German economy would grow after a hard Brexit slower

The industry Association BDI fears that a disorderly Brexit could reduce economic growth overall, so Far, the BDI expects that in 2019 with a growth of the economic output of 1.5 per cent. In the case of massive disruptions as a result of a Brexits without an agreement “would at best be a One before the decimal point,” said BDI President Dieter Kempf. “A chaotic Brexit puts in a dangerous proximity. Our company have a look in this weeks in the abyss.”

Kempf, already some companies have announced plans to leave the production in the UK from April to rest. “Others have relocated staff or transactions.” Against this Background, the German economy expect “from London to offer rapid answers, how to go on”. The Director of the Institute of the German economy in Cologne (IW), Michael Hüther, has called on German companies in the SPIEGEL Interview, on a hard Brexit, and to set your contingency plans will be triggered.


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