BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Brexit poses risk to German economy, warns Scholz

Now Reading :

Brexit poses risk to German economy, warns Scholz

Brexit poses risk to German economy, warns Scholz
@ Copyright :
AXEL SCHMIDT(Reuters)
Text size Aa Aa

BERLIN (Reuters) - Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned on Tuesday that the German economy faces several risks, including the effect of Britain's divorce from the European Union, so caution was warranted for the coming years.

"One risk has to do with Britain's exit from the European Union. I believe we should do all we can to ensure there is a good agreement," Scholz told the Bundestag lower house of parliament.

"We can hope that the British parliament accepts what is offered but that we also ensure that this development does not result in economic difficulties in Britain or in the rest of the European Union," he said.

(Reporting by Michelle Martin and Madeline Chambers)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.