Brexit will increase Germany’s net contributions to the EU budget by 16% or €3.8bn, the Funke Mediengruppe reported on Friday.
The newspaper cites a European Parliament report that reviews the redistribution of expenditure after the UK leaves the EU. It is estimated that EU member states must pay an additional €10,2bn.
The EU expects to ameliorate the financial burden via a €60bn “divorce bill.” However, as the UK is offering no more than €23bn the prospect of a hard Brexit and an immediate ri...

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