Tuesday, a report by the German Federal Statistical Office said exports fell 6% year-on-year in the fourth quarter to EUR233.8 billion. In price-adjusted terms, exports were down 7.8% in the fourth quarter.

In 2008, exports increased 3.1% to EUR994.9 billion from 2007. In price-adjusted terms, exports rose 1.9% in the year.

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