June 30, 1990 CE – East and West Germany Merge Their Economies at Midnight

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June 30, 1990 CE – East and West Germany Merge Their Economies at MidnightRate this post Though the Berlin Wall had come down seven months before, the official work of joining the East Germans to their brothers and sisters in the West had not been accomplished as summer set in over central Europe. Having been occupied since the end of World War II in 1945, the unification of the two economies on June 30, 1990 was a major step toward self-government for the German people. The process began in late November of 1989, when West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl presented a Ten-Point Plan for reunification less than three weeks after […]