Voices

Contributors share their personal viewpoints on global trade, industry policy and corporate challenges.
Dieter Kempf: “Protectionism harms everyone”

Dieter Kempf: “Protectionism harms everyone”

For Professor Dieter Kempf, the president of the Federation of German Industry (BDI), the critics of the German trade surplus overlook that Germany, as an "import European champion", gives vital impulses for growth to the industries of the EU. There is criticism of...