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Baerbock wants a harder line against China

The Green party candidate for the office of German chancellor Annalena Baerbock advocates a tougher course in dealings with China. As chancellor, she would impose higher tariffs on Chinese goods under certain circumstances, she said in an interview with German newspaper FAZ on Sunday. “We must pay attention to compliance with standards when there is dumping in other regions of the world. For example, by imposing a corresponding surcharge on companies that have been subsidized in the Chinese market or where there are no environmental standards.”

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