October 11, 2017 / 11:17 AM / 10 months ago

Britain will suffer from Brexit more than EU: German minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will experience trade difficulties due to Brexit but Britain will suffer more that the remaining European Union members when it leaves the bloc, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Wednesday.

German Minister of Economy Brigitte Zypries attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

“I expect we will of course have problems with trade ... but it will not be so hard for Europe as for Britain,” Zypries told a news conference in Berlin to present updated German government growth forecasts.

Reporting by Paul Carrel,; editing by Joseph Nasr

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