In an interesting article, Germany’s DW reports that the German Finance Minister has rejected US charges that Germany’s trade surplus is a sign of unfair policies and called on the Trump administration to remain engaged in trade liberalization.
Source: Schäuble defends German trade surplus in the US | Business | DW.COM | 20.04.2017
Personally, I think that the sparks will fly. Schäuble has fired the opening salvo and he’s a wily politician who’s been around a long time. But perhaps it’s time for Germany to change too?