German economy seen stagnating in Q4, grew 1.9% in 2022


              FILE - Containers are piled up in the harbor in Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 26, 2022. Germany's national statistics office says that the country's economy appears to have stagnated in the fourth quarter. It said Friday that Europe’s biggest economy managed full-year growth of 1.9% — slowing somewhat from 2021 as the impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine weighed on its performance. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
            
              FILE -- A worker moves metal pieces that are hot-dip galvanized in the Zinkpower galvanizing company in Meckenheim, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Germany's national statistics office says that the country's economy appears to have stagnated in the fourth quarter. It said Friday that Europe’s biggest economy managed full-year growth of 1.9% — slowing somewhat from 2021 as the impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine weighed on its performance. (AP Photo/Michael Probst,file)
German economy seen stagnating in Q4, grew 1.9% in 2022