German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle said he prefers a market-based solution to resolve the future of Daimler AG’s stake in European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co. , though he didn’t rule out state ownership.
German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle called on companies in Germany to form a commodities syndicate to focus investment on obtaining rare-earth metals and push back on a Chinese monopoly over the materials.
German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle opposes plans by European Industry Commissioner Antonio Tajani to set up a watchdog to study foreign takeover bids to help protect its industrial companies against acquisitions, Handelsblatt reported.
Italy can get through the sovereign debt crisis without German help, Rainer Bruederle, floor leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Free Democratic Party coalition partner, told Bild newspaper in an interview.
Eight months before a German election that may end Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition with the Free Democratic Party, support for FDP leader Philipp Roesler among voters is dwindling, a Forsa poll showed.
German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle may become Bundestag group leader for his Free Democratic Party and give up his position in the government, Bild reported today without saying where it got the information.