FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo cranes are silhouetted against the sky while clouds of the steel producing company's in background show up in Orsoy, Germany. Germany's economy,

 

              FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo cranes are silhouetted against the  sky while clouds of the steel producing company
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo cranes are silhouetted against the sky while clouds of the steel producing company's in background show up in Orsoy, Germany. Germany's economy, Europe's largest, grew a larger-than-expected 0.3 percent in the second quarter as consumer spending and strong exports helped stave off effects of the eurozone debt crisis, the Federal Statistical Office said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Though a slowdown from the 0.5 percent growth of gross domestic product in the first quarter, the gain was greater than the 0.2 percent widely forecast by economists. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)