Wealth Report Criticism Merkel Says Germans Richer than Statistics Suggest

Germans are more prosperous than a recent ECB survey indicates, Chancellor Angela Merkel insists. With a number of caveats distorting its results, the controversial report did not factor in the country's generous social policy, she says.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Statistics are misleading"

German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Statistics are misleading"

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jlp -- with wires