Last quote by Kai Carstensen
Companies are more satisfied with their current business situation. Their optimism regarding future business developments – although slightly cautious – also grew.
Aug 27 2013
Kai Carstensen has been quoted 8 times. The two most recent articles where Kai Carstensen has been quoted are Business sentiment rises in Germany and Eurozone downturn deepens, includes Germany. Most recently, Kai Carstensen was quoted as having said, “Firstly at the moment there is no extra bad news from the euro crisis. There is no structural improvement, but there is also no rabbit punch. Secondly the economy outside Europe is not buoyant but not too bad.”.
Quotes by Kai Carstensen
Nov 23 2012
Firstly at the moment there is no extra bad news from the euro crisis. There is no structural improvement, but there is also no rabbit punch. Secondly the economy outside Europe is not buoyant but not too bad.
Oct 24 2012
Companies are realising more and more that the euro crisis is not over yet. There are still a lot of uncertainties. For example investments are being postponed and that has an impact on practically the whole German economy.
Jun 22 2010
We are now in a situation in which budget cuts are of the essence. We have to be prudent, but determined and that way there'll be no need to increase the public debt.
Mar 24 2010
You can't say that we are out of the woods yet. Look at the job market or the banks and their subdued lending. There are still a lot of bumps on the road. But the big crisis is definitely over, recovery clearly has begun.
Jul 24 2009
Companies are experiencing a slight rise in orders compared with previous months and can therefore increase manufacturing a bit more. And that helps, even if they are still running below average capacity.
Jun 22 2009
The IFO index has recovered slightly but it is still at a very low level. The 'plus' we see has only to do with expectations. As far as the present situation goes, firms are pessimistic as they were last month.
Apr 23 2009
The German administration has reacted quickly with a rescue package. The problems in the banking sector have not been resolved yet, and there is the risk of a real credit crunch.