Holger Schmieding

Berenberg Bank


Issues: EconomicsRegions: Europe & Eurasia, GermanyType: Analysis

Holger Schmieding is Chief Economist at Berenberg Bank.

Recent Content


Trade Imbalances: Does the German Current Account Surplus Need to Be Corrected?

U.S. president Donald Trump has recently imposed tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. The goal of his protectionist approach is to protect the domestic industry against competition he views …

Europe at 60: A German View

In the last sixty years, the institutionalized cooperation between sovereign nation states in Europe has been a major success. Underpinned by a U.S. commitment to the defense of Europe, European integration …

ECB Turning into a “Bad Bank”? Nonsense

Adequate ECB Policy Reduces Risks For five years, many German academics and the mass media have warned that the unconventional policies of the European Central Bank (ECB) would lead to …