File photo of huge van carriers transporting containers at the container terminal "Burchardkai" of the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) in the harbour of Hamburg October 17, 2012. German ... more 
File photo of huge van carriers transporting containers at the container terminal "Burchardkai" of the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) in the harbour of Hamburg October 17, 2012. German business morale unexpectedly fell in October, dropping for the first time in six months in a sign that growth in Europe's largest economy remains vulnerable. The Munich-based Ifo think tank said October 25, 2013, its business climate index, based on a monthly survey of 7,000 firms, fell to 107.4, missing the consensus forecast in a Reuters poll for a gain to 108.0. That compared with a reading of 107.7 in September. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/Files (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS MARITIME) less 
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