Protectionism is not the answer, Angela Merkel warns US

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German chancellor uses Davos speech to protest against sanctions on imports from China

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel has sent out a strong warning to Donald Trump about the dangers of protectionism as the United States said it was preparing to impose fresh sanctions on imports from China.

Merkel used a speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos to stress the need for multilateral answers to global problems on a day when Trump’s commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, prompted fears of a tit-for-tat trade war between Washington and Beijing.

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