Аннотация: In the article, the authors consider the impact of the new coronavirus infection on the way of life and the economy of Germany. In particular, using the example of specific quantitative indicators, the authors demonstrate that lockdowns introduced by the Federal Government caused significant damage to enterprises of various sizes. A review of scientific studies has also been conducted, the main ideas of which lead to the conclusion that existing financial support mechanisms are not right along effective. Even in the context of actively thriving online trading, German businesses still face the risk of bankruptcy and insolvency.
Ключевые слова: Covid-19, German economy, bankruptcy, economic crises