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Internet in Germany: 3,8 million Germans have never used the internet

The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) said that about 6% of Germans have never used the internet.

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Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

Economy in Brazil: inflation wipes the gains of “Plano Real”

The price shock that brought inflation in the highest mark in 28 years caused an abrupt loss of achievements of Brazilians since the Real Plan.

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Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

Living in Germany: Higher Education System

What does the Higher Education system look like in Germany? How much does it cost to study there?

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Living in Germany: Everything you need to know about the beer culture

DW’s Meet the Germans presenter Rachel Stewart deep dives on German beer culture and reveals how to drink like a local — all year round!

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Living in Germany: best nation brand of 2021

Germany is the world’s top ‘nation brand’, finds the 2021 Anholt Ipsos Nation Brands Index. It ranks 60 economies by their brand appeal.

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Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

Living in Germany: Elections & Voting

This is a consequential election not just because Germany will pick their new chancellor, but lot of really hot topics like Climate Change, putting speed limits on the autobahns, tax on wealth have all bubbled up to political mainstream

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Living in Germany: How universal healthcare works

Healthcare in Germany is universal, and the system spends nearly half as much as the United States but still manages to cover 100% of its population through a mix of public and private insurance schemes

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Living in Germany: foods that are tastier than they sound

You can argue about just how tasty German cuisine is. But these dishes have such quirky names, you just have to sink your teeth into them. Here’s a look at our favorite 10 unusually named dishes that are tastier than they sound […]

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Living in Germany: survival guide to supermarkets

Surprised by details Germans take for granted, some newcomers are shocked by the country’s supermarket culture. Here is a survival guide to supermarkets from a self-declared grocery shopping expert from Canada, who learned the hard way

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Living in Germany: the best chocolates ranked

What do the best chocolates taste like? A German consumer foundation put 25 milk chocolate brands — including Milka, Lindt and Merci – through rigorous testing and tasting […]