German BGA Lobby Won’t Rule Out Euro Breakup, Handelsblatt Says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government shouldn’t keep the euro area intact at any price if other countries balk at tough economic revamping, Anton Boerner, the head of the country’s BGA exporters’ lobby, was quoted as saying by Handelsblatt.

The fact that Germany benefits massively from the euro doesn’t mean the country should give in to political pressure just to save the joint currency, the Dusseldorf-based newspaper’s online edition quoted Boerner as saying in comments published today.

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