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Germany plans 96.2 billion euros in new debt next year - sources

BERLIN, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Germany plans to take on net new debt of nearly 96.2 billion euros ($113.90 billion) next year to fight the coronavirus pandemic, finance ministry sources said on Friday.

Draft spending plans also foresee Germany reinstituting its so-called debt break in 2022, which will limit new debt to a tiny fraction of gross domestic product, the sources added. ($1 = 0.8446 euros) (Reporting by Holger Hansen Writing by Joseph Nasr)

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