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Germany: Economy minister pledges support to Siemens, Alstom merger

 |  January 21, 2019

Germany’s Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, January 21, that he was in favor of a planned train merger between Siemens and Alstom and would do his utmost to support it.

“We need international champions in Europe that are able to compete globally,” he told Reuters on the sidelines of the DLD technology conference in Munich.

“Talks are in an important phase and we will do everything so that this project has a chance,” he said.

Full Content: Reuters

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