Sibylline Insight Series

Sibylline Podcast – Germany - Merkel Withdrawal Adds to Moderate Political Uncertainty

November 6, 2018

Following Chancellor Angela Merkel’s 29 October announcement that she will not stand for re-election as CDU party leader in the upcoming vote, we look at her most likely successors and analyse the long-term impacts on the political and economic situation in Germany and the European Union.

Key points include:

  • Analysis of the upcoming CDU leadership election
  • Drivers of the main political dynamics in Germany
  • Viability of the Merkel cabinet in 2019 and beyond
  • Implications for EU economic stability and migration cooperation

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