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German finance minister says confident we can agree on blueprint for digital economy taxation in autumn

FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz attends a news conference in Vienna, Austria August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday he was confident that a “blueprint” for deals at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development on taxation of the digital economy and minimum taxation can be agreed in autumn.

“I am very confident at the moment that we can agree on a blueprint for both issues in autumn of this year,” he told a news conference.

Reporting by Francios Murphy; Editing by Riham Alkousaa

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