Germany’s economy shrinks 2.2% in 1st quarter amid coronavirus pandemic

Germany has reported a 2.2% drop of its GDP over the course of the first 3 months of 2020, but the worse could be yet to come, as FRANCE 24’s business editor Cole Strangler reports. “It’s the worse quarterly drop since the financial crisis” of 2008, Strangler says, “but the 2nd quarter figures are actually expected to be worse”.