Jonathan Lehrer

Jonathan Lehrer

Programme Manager, International Affairs at Körber-Stiftung; Editor, The Berlin Pulse

Jonathan Lehrer is the programme manager, international affairs at Körber-Stiftung and the editor of The Berlin Pulse.


Shoppers outside a department store in Berlin, Germany, 14 December 2023. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

De-risking from China easier said than done for German companies

In theory, the Germans are supportive of the government’s call for greater economic independence from China. In practice, this is hard to implement. A roadmap and a better explanation to companies of how this will work and who will pay the price is needed, says The Berlin Pulse editor Jonathan Lehrer.