Tag Archives: German business cycle

Toll-Index-August-2017: German economy doing better than its politics

The Toll Index based on fresh data just released by the German BAG  shows a seasonally depressed number of outbound heavy truck vehicles which however represents a record month of August since the existence of the MAUT system. I expect … Continue reading

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Toll Index July 2017 – descending to the seasonal valley of August

So here is a fresh Toll Index spaghetti graph showing we are on our way to the seasonal August deep but setting a record month of July for border crossing lorry activity. I expect good Industrial Production news will be … Continue reading

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Toll Index June 2017

Based on new data by the Bundesamt für Güterverkehr the Toll Index registers a strong showing for the month of June for the number of outbound heavy trucks on German highways. As we have just began the descend towards the … Continue reading

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Toll Index May 2017 – unusual

This May is unusual in many respects. First: it follows an exceptional month of April in terms of border crossing activity. Second: the number of border crossing trucks this May is at its highest ever for the month of May … Continue reading

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