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Published on January 19, 2016
Communiqué issued by the Ministry of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector

Paris, January 14, 2015

On Thursday 14 January 2016, Emmanuel Macron, Minister of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector, went to Berlin for the eighth Die Welt economic summit, “Europe at its limits?”

Emmanuel Macron spoke to business leaders from the major German groups about the French reforms and European challenges.

Many German and [other] European political leaders spoke at the forum, such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble and European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström.

Emmanuel Macron spoke to Sigmar Gabriel, German Vice-Chancellor and Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy, and George Osborne, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer.

The Minister then went with George Osborne to The Factory, a start-ups incubator, to discuss digital issues./.

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