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Germany’s Finance Ministry announced that the base tax-free allowance and tax brackets will be lifted, reducing next year’s tax revenue by about EUR10 bln.
A labor strike will take place at the U.K.’s largest container port between August 21 and 29 after contract talks broke down.
There is a growing concern that low water level in the Rhine near Frankfurt will prevent cargo ships from passing.
Germany’s July CPI 0.9% m/m, as expected (last 0.1%); 7.5% yr/yr, as expected (last 7.6%)
Italy’s July CPI 0.4% m/m, as expected (last 1.2%); 7.9% yr/yr, as expected (last 8.0%)