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Value of euro to Germany

•What a provocative letter from JE (Letters, September 26).

Germany's export-led economy benefited hugely from the euro, as the Deutschemark would have been considerably higher in value, whereas the euro's relative strength against the dollar has been the single greatest threat to our competitiveness in the manufacturing sector. Martan O Conghaile

Castlebrook, Dundrum, D14

Irish Independent