UK’s Hammond to meet German finance minister in Berlin on Thursday

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arrives in Downing Street, London

BERLIN (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond is to visit his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin on Thursday, a day after the British government formally started the process of leaving the European Union, a German ministry spokeswoman said.

No news conference is planned.

(Reporting by Gernot Heller; Writing by Madeline Chambers)