Economic First Aid for Smaller Companies Berlin Wants to Help Businesses with Credit Crunch Risk

German Economics Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is proposing a new fund that would provide lending for otherwise healthy companies that have been hard hit by the economic crisis and are having trouble getting loans. The economics minister fears the prospect of a credit crunch could jeopardize the country's economic recovery.
German Economic Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has announced plans to help struggling businesses.

German Economic Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has announced plans to help struggling businesses.

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