BDI industry group sees German growth of 2 percent in 2015

April 12, 2015 10:34 AM

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BDI industry group sees German growth of 2 percent in 2015

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's BDI industry association is more optimistic about the prospects for Europe's biggest economy than it was three months ago due to cheap oil, strong private consumption and a weak euro, its president said on Sunday.

"For this year we expect gross domestic product (GDP) growth of about 2 percent," BDI President Ulrich Grillo told Handelsblatt business daily. In January, the group forecast growth of 1.5 percent.

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