German economic environment favorable despite Brexit: Schaeuble

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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks during a news conference at the 2016 World Bank-IMF Spring Meeting in Washington

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s economic situation remains positive despite Britain’s June 23 referendum vote to leave the European Union, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday.

“The economic conditions in Germany remain favorable. The result of the British referendum changed nothing about that, or at least nothing noticeable,” Schaeuble told a news conference to present Germany’s financing plans through to 2020.

(Reporting by Michael Nienaber and Paul Carrel; Editing by Caroline Copley)

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