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Germany would welcome U.S.-China WTO-based trade deal: minister

German Economy Minister Altmaier updates GDP growth forecast

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany would like to see the United States and China reach a World Trade Organisation-based trade deal as such an agreement would support the global economy, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday.

“We would wish for an agreement to be reached between the United States and China that is on the basis of the World Trade Organisation, as that would be an important signal that would give enormous support to the global economy,” Altmaier told a news conference.

(Reporting by Paul Carrel; Editing by Michael Nienaber)

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