Bundesbank's Weidmann Says U.S.-China Trade War Could Reduce World Trade By 1%

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Published on June 9, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Bundesbank's Weidmann Says U.S.-China Trade War Could Reduce World Trade By 1%

According to a report by Reuters, on Sunday, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said that a trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by one percent in the medium term.

Following the conclusion of a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, Weidmann said, β€œThe world economy is suffering a lot from the uncertainty." He reportedly added that Germany's economy may shrink slightly in the second quarter, however no stimulus was yet necessary.

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