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Merkel says open to principle of reciprocity in trade policy

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she was open to a proposal by France's new President Emmanuel Macron to create a level playing field between European Union countries and other international trade partners.Asked during a joint news conference if she was worried that Macron's push for a "Buy European Act" could undermine the established order of free and open trade, Merkel said: "In trade relations, for example, I see this element of reciprocity, this is something I can very well imagine."Merkel added that the German government had already asked the European ...

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 23:38 IST