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German finance minister: TTIP ‘has not failed forever,’ but deal must be made simpler

April 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Germany’s finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, expressed optimism this week that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the U.S. and the European Union “has not failed forever” but said it should be made simpler and more transparent to better the chances of approval on both sides of the Atlantic. “I think maybe we have made the efforts for TTIP a little bit too ambitious and too complicated not to be understood,” Schäuble said on April 20 at the Carnegie Endowment...

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