US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has called on Germany to take measures in order to address the issue of the country’s trade surplus. Lew met yesterday with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble in Berlin and discussed economic policies.

According to official data, in November, German exports rose 0.3 percent compared with the previous month to 93.2 billion euros, while imports declined 1.1 percent to 75.4 billion euros. Following the announcement of the statistics, Lew stressed that Germa...

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