Financial Aid for Ailing Firms List of German Companies Needing Help Grows Longer

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government has set aside 115 billion euros to help tottering German companies. But with some of the country's largest firms lining up for aid, Berlin is struggling to decide who qualifies for help.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Porsche is among a number of German companies that could be in need of government assistance.

Porsche is among a number of German companies that could be in need of government assistance.

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Porsche is among a number of German companies that could be in need of government assistance.

Porsche is among a number of German companies that could be in need of government assistance.

Foto: REUTERS
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan