As Countries Vie for Coronavirus Supplies, Germany Cuts Deal With China

BERLIN—Germany has struck a offer with China to obtain big-scale shipments of provides the state desires in its battle from the new coronavirus pandemic amid a world crunch in the market place for medical devices.

In a phone phone past weekend, Chancellor Angela Merkel produced the arrangement with Chinese President Xi Jinping, officials claimed Wednesday, paving the way for her authorities to purchase what Germany officials say are significant-top quality gear from Chinese condition-managed companies and other firms with ties to Beijing….