Head of the foreign affairs desk, Handelsblatt
German banks shun investments in Iran amid Donald Trump’s bid to kill off the landmark nuclear pact with Tehran. In turn, German firms lose out to European competitors or Asian rivals.
Jan 17, 2018 in
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says that there is no indication Iran has not kept to its side of the bargain.
Jan 11, 2018 in
German diplomats are working to ease upset tempers following blunt, controversial remarks made by their boss, Sigmar Gabriel, and it's not the first time.
Nov 21, 2017 in
Donald Trump’s nationalism, isolationism and protectionism will have a profound impact on German business. It's time to find alternative solutions.
Oct 20, 2017 in
As a massive Russian military exercise gets underway in Belarus, many question how to deal with the threatening gesture. With a return to successful Cold War policies, argues Handelsblatt’s foreign affairs correspondent.
Sep 15, 2017 in
The US president has nothing but praise for Poland while mounting a threefold attack on Germany as he seeks to drive a wedge into EU solidarity.
Jul 06, 2017 in
Sigmar Gabriel will meet with the key players in the escalating crisis among Arab states, after blasting the Saudi-led coalition's treatment of Qatar.
Jul 04, 2017 in
The Polish economy is booming again, having taken a hit after the current right-wing government took power. But political uncertainty has investors worried.
Jun 19, 2017 in
German companies hope Iran's relatively pro-Western president Hassan Rouhani will win a fresh term in Friday's election so they can continue their tentative push into the lucrative market.
May 18, 2017 in
German companies are hoping for a new burst of momentum in trade with Moscow from Angela Merkel’s first Russian visit in two years.
May 02, 2017 in
Anton Siluanov, a Vladimir Putin loyalist, is not expecting Western sanctions to be lifted anytime soon.
Poland's Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki sees his government's course backed by foreign investments.
Apr 27, 2017 in
Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan says Germany could play an important role in the kingdom’s efforts to transform its economy and kick its dependence on oil.
Apr 26, 2017 in
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has condemned the chemical-weapons attack in Syria and called for the Assad regime to be held responsible. But as Washington threatens unilateral action, divisions could emerge between the United States and Germany.
Apr 06, 2017 in
The stakes are too high for Europe not to make its position clear on the upcoming constitutional referendum in Turkey, argues Handelsblatt's foreign affairs editor.
Apr 04, 2017 in