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MINISTER FLOATS GERMAN INDUSTRY STRATEGY, ‘CHAMPIONS’

A top German official floated the possibility of the government temporarily taking stakes in technology companies to head off foreign takeovers as he proposed a “national industry strategy.”

In a proposal aimed at keeping Germany competitive in a fast-changing business world, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier also backed the idea

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