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Toll Index – Record Year 2016

The hottest German business cycle news item making the rounds this morning comes from the German Federal statistical office (Destatis) and is summarized by the title of its press release: German exports up 1.2% in 2016 – Exports, imports and … Continue reading

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Toll Index November 2016 – gluhwein season

Based on fresh data by the Bundesamt für Güterverkehr the Toll Index for the month of November 2016 shows that the volume of outbound, border crossing, heavy freight vehicles is at an all time November high on a per working … Continue reading

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Italian Referendum 2016 – wrapping up

At some point I will do a paper summarizing advantages and shortcoming of the method I first applied with success for the Greek Referendum in 2016. What have we learned from applying it in the Italian Referendum? Unlike the Greek … Continue reading

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Toll Index October 2016 – busier than ever

There was never a German October which saw as many outbound heavy trucks, on a per working day basis, as this past October. In fact since the launch of the MAUT this country hasn’t sees as many outbound trucks on a … Continue reading

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