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    31/03/2020 - Press release - Trade Policy

    Minister Altmaier and Sigrid Kaag, Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade, on the phone to discuss impact of Covid-19 pandemic

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    31/03/2020 - Press release - Trade Policy

    G20 Ministers of Trade adopt Joint Declaration on the coronavirus crisis

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    30/09/2019 - Brochure - Trade Policy

    Publication: Facts about German foreign trade

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    21/07/2020 - Press release - European Economic Policy

    Minister Altmaier and his Austrian counterpart Minister Schramböck discuss industrial and digital policies in the context of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU

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    15/04/2019 - Press release - Trade Policy

    Minister Altmaier commented on the 25th anniversary of the WTO: “Major success story, but we must now make the WTO fit for the 21st century”.

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    22/02/2019 - Press release - Trade Policy

    Minister Altmaier: Europe relies on free trade against protectionism

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    Article: Joining forces to strengthen German industry

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