EU Economic Policy France Urges Germany to Curb Export Surplus

The crisis-plagued EU is gearing up for some Germany-bashing: French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde has urged Germany to rein in its trade surplus, arguing that its export strength is hurting weaker economies. The German government is bracing itself for a fight.
Containers being loaded in the port of Hamburg

Containers being loaded in the port of Hamburg

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cro -- with wire reports