German govt to provide up to 200 bln euros to shield against high energy prices - document
BERLIN, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The German government will provide funding of up to 200 billion euros ($194.46 billion) for an "economic defence shield" against the impact of soaring energy costs on companies and consumers, a government document published on Thursday showed.
As part of the plan, it will implement an emergency price brake on gas and electricity, the document said.
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Reporting Andreas Rinke Writing by Maria Sheahan Editing by Paul Carrel
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