German business leaders react to election resultThe Social Democrats’ narrow victory in Germany’s federal elections suggests the country could be heading into a more progressive future. As coalition talks get started, business leaders want their priorities heard.

No time for games
“Germany as a business location cannot tolerate coalition negotiations taking place at a snail’s pace once again under the current economic conditions,” said Markus Jerger, federal managing director of the German Association of Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses (BVMW).

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