Germany Calls for $300B in Infrastructure Improvements

Germany's federal government has gotten the message that good infrastructure translates to good trade. Recently, the German government announced plans to invest nearly US$300 billion as part of its national infrastructure plan, or Bundesverkehrswegeplan. The budget is nearly US$100 billion less, however, than the last Bundesverkehrswegeplan published in 2003. The plan covers the period up to 2030 and includes new roads, railway lines and waterways with about 49.4% of the investment for ... [+]

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