CDU politician Friedrich Merz: “Many companies on the brink of insolvency”
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Germany’s economy weakened
The corona virus is already having drastic consequences for the German economy. CDU politician Friedrich Merz believes that the situation could become even more dramatic.
Berlin – With restrictions from Corona pandemic people in Germany have had to get by for months. Also Companies had through that Corona virus * to struggle with a completely new situation.
Not everyone could economic survival during the Corona crisis to back up. Is it going CDU politician Friedrich Merz, who recently warned of “spending orgies” on government aid, could dramatically worsen the situation for many companies.
“Many companies are already on the brink of insolvency,” said Merz in an interview with the image. The Christian Democrat sees that big bankruptcy still to come to Germany. “Only through the longer application deadlines will the full force of the wave shift into autumn.”
For Merz, who is in the middle of March with the Corona virus infected, there are too many uncertainties. There is currently “rising unemployment and at the same time a decrease in the number of short-time workers. It’s a very mixed picture with a lot of uncertainties. “
Therefore, the CDU economic expert advocates not to weigh in safety too soon. “I advise not to underestimate the extent, duration and depth of this crisis,” warns Merz.
They are also there Financial institutions not yet over the hill, even if they have come through the crisis well so far. “The Banks are stable at the moment, but that doesn’t have to stay that way either, ”said the 64-year-old ex-Union parliamentary leader.
It’s complicated. The scientists do not all agree on the right numbers and measures. We also see that #Germany so far good by the #CoronaCrisis has come, the health system has not been overloaded. It has to stay that way. ™
Merz sees next to Germany Economic sector The population continues to be challenged, disciplining the guidelines and measures taken by health authorities and the government in the fight against this Corona virus to follow. “From my point of view, the existing restrictions are unfortunately still necessary and justified, even if there are significant interferences with our freedoms,” said the prospective candidate for the CDU party chair. (kh) * merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network
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