Germany has long been regarded as Europe’s shining light amid economic instability.
But before the formation of the eurozone, the country had quite the current account deficit, compared with other countries that are now struggling, as Mamta Badkar reports for Business Insider.
See the sequence of charts that show Germany go from an account deficit to a massive surplus. It helps give an idea of why Germany wants so desperately for the euro to work.
Read the report here.