Peter Altmaier is a German lawyer and politician who has been serving as Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy since March 2018. Previously he was Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety from May 2012 to December 2013 and Head of the German Chancellery and as Federal Minister for Special Affairs from December 2013 to March 2018. Altmaier is widely seen as one of Chancellor Angela Merkel's most trusted advisors and advocates for her more centrist wing of the CDU. He is respected for his "compromising style" and has been described as "The most powerful man in Berlin".
Germany wants to do all it can to conclude outstanding negotiations with Britain on its future ties with the European Union by the end of this year, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday. Reuters - Published
More time and data are needed to quantify any possible negative effects of the coronavirus that broke out in China on the German economy, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier wants to set up a new government body with powers to decide quickly whether to take stakes in key domestic companies to prevent foreign takeovers. Reuters - Published
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier was briefly unconscious after tumbling from the stage at a conference on Tuesday, suffering a broken nose as well as cuts and bruises, an official familiar with.. Reuters - Published
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier was briefly unconscious after his tumble from the stage at a conference but is now speaking and was able to thank medics for treating him, broadcaster NTV.. Reuters - Published
The German government will decide within the next coming days on whether to offer financial support to Condor, the German airline owned by insolvent British travel operator Thomas Cook , German Economy.. Reuters - Published