Low water worries the economy – the economy

The low water on the Rhine does not only have a direct impact on inland navigation. Industrial production may also suffer, experts warn economists – especially against the background of the existing problems. Kiel (dpa) – According to the economist prof. Stefan Kooths of the Kiel Institute for World Economy, the economic consequences of the … Read more

Low water levels are worrying the economy

Status: 08:35 | Reading time: 3 minutes It has hardly been raining for weeks, the water level is dropping, the coastal areas are drying up and new islands are appearing. Low water is increasingly affecting inland navigation across the country. Source: Thomas Frey / dpa The low water on the Rhine does not only have … Read more

Rhine water scarcity: low water levels threaten energy supply – economy

The pushed convoy passes Bendorf in Rhineland-Palatinate – only in the middle of the Rhine under the ship there is still enough water. Photo: dpa / Thomas Frey Low water levels, especially on the Rhine, slows down inland navigation. The lack of water in large rivers is a concern for everyone as a recession becomes … Read more