This rate is the fastest pace seen in Germany in two decades. Comparing to the UK, it is double the 1.1% improvement in the same quarter.
The main factor of the growth is high demand for German exports which was helped by a weaker euro.
The German economy shrank by 4.9% in 2009 – its worst experience since the WWII.
Destatis, the German Federal Statistical Office, said: “The recovery of the German economy, which lost momentum at the turn of 2009/2010 is really back on track.”
As an example, French economy grew by 0.6% in the quarter, compared with growth if 0.2% in the first three months of the year. Regarding Spain, it economic growth showed the result of 0.2% in the second quarter, compared with growth of 0.1% in the previous three months.