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3rd Dec 2016

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EU commissioner urges Germany to increase workers' salaries

EU employment commissioner Laszlo Andor has called on Germany to increase workers' salaries to help its neighbours out of the economic slump. In an interview to Die Welt he said Berlin's big foreign trade surplus was hurting its European partners. "Changing wage policy is indispensible, the Commission believes," he said.

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