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Merkel defends Germany’s trade surplus

BERLIN  /March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending the country’s trade surplus, saying the government is working to encourage domestic demand but that not all factors are in its control. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has been critical of Germany’s surplus, and Merkel’s comments in her weekly podcast Saturday come as … Continue reading Merkel defends Germany’s trade surplus