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Weekly update: German-UK trade and AstraZeneca updates


Germany’s Federal Statistical Office has confirmed its provisional calculations and announced that exports to the UK dropped by 29.0% in January 2021. Meanwhile, German imports from the UK were down 56.2% to 1.6 billion euros.

Exports. Photo: StockSnap via Pixabay


Germany’s health minister has said the country will continue to roll out the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after a number of European countries have suspended its use following reports of blood clots among some people who had received the vaccine.


On 22 March at 15.30 GMT (16.30 CET), the German Academic Exchange Service will be hosting a high-level Higher Education strategy debate on the future of Anglo-German scientific and academic cooperation in the post-Brexit era. English language. Registration required.

Film and TV

The Local has recommendations for ten films and TV shows to get to know German culture and history, along with five of the best binge-able German historical dramas.

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