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Renzi says Germany trade surplus is hurting Europe

Staff Writer | September 28, 2016
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi slammed Germany's high trade surplus, saying it was hurting Europe.
Matteo Renzi
Relations   "If a single country has a trade surplus...
"If a single country has a trade surplus of 89 billion euros, that country is not only hurting itself but is also hurting Europe," he said, without naming Germany.

Renzi again stressed the importance of investments rather than austerity. "Europe must restart from investments, which must be the priority," he said.