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Germany's Scholz upbeat on transatlantic ties with Biden

FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz speaks at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, December 8, 2020. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is confident of a good start to transatlantic relations with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told the Reuters Next conference on Tuesday.

Scholz said his biggest policy goal with the Biden administration was to reach an agreement by the summer on an OECD blueprint to introduce global rules on corporate taxation.

Writing by Paul Carrel; editing by Thomas Seythal

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