This post was originally published on this site

FILE PHOTO: German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier and Philipp Steinberg from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) hold a joint news conference to present the government’s economic autumn projection, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Berlin, Germany October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/Pool

BERLIN (Reuters) – Supply chains within the European Union are intact and will remain intact despite the COVID-19 pandemic, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday.

Reporting by Thomas Seythal and Sabine Siebold