BERLIN, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Germany should cut back its dependence on China progressively as decoupling from the Chinese market would prices jobs in Europe’s largest financial system, Finance Minister Christian Lindner was quoted as saying on Sunday.
Germany is engaged on a brand new China technique that takes a extra sober view of relations and goals to scale back dependence on Asia’s financial superpower, which has been the nation’s high buying and selling accomplice since 2016.
“Decoupling our financial system from the Chinese market wouldn’t be within the curiosity of jobs in Germany,” Lindner was quoted as saying by the Welt am Sonntag newspaper.
He mentioned that progressively different world areas and markets must change into extra vital for German enterprise over the approaching years and many years, Welt reported.
“The political situations should be improved for this,” Lindner mentioned.
Reporting by Riham Alkousaa, modifying by Emma-Victoria Farr
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