Since 2009, the G20 has been the main global forum for international economic cooperation, giving governments the opportunity to discuss and agree on economic and fiscal policy measures. On 1 December 2016, Germany assumed the G20 presidency for a period of one year. This website contains information on the organisation and work of the G20, including details on the G20’s fiscal policy agenda, the schedule for the German presidency and key meetings in the Finance Track.

Letter from the Chief Economist

This sections features views by Ludger Schuknecht on the latest economic topics. He is the chief economist at the German Finance Ministry and heads the Ministry’s directorate-general for economic and fiscal policy strategy, international economy and finance.

FinTech Deutschland

Info hub on financial services and digital technologies.

Collector Coins

The Ministry is responsible for issuing German euro coins. Alongside the standard coins, it issues a large number of collectable coins each year.