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G7 G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting Communiqué (Niigata, Japan)
The G7 finance ministers and central bank governors released a joint communiqué following their meeting in Niigata, Japan.
Financial markets Christian Lindner at Princeton University: his lecture in full
At the end of his US visit, on 14 April, Finance Minister Christian Lindner gave a lecture at Princeton University, in which he emphasised: “Individuals in the liberal order have the same rights; they differ in what they make of their rights.” Watch the lecture in full here.
Financial markets Christian Lindner at Princeton University: excerpts from his lecture
Finance Minister Christian Lindner spoke to students at Princeton University about the principle of responsibility, including in a global context: “If we give all members of our societies fair opportunities to develop their freedom, this should also be our agenda at the international level.” Watch excerpts from the lecture here.
Financial markets The IMF and World Bank spring meetings: a recap
Finance Minister Christian Lindner looks back at the spring meetings that took place in Washington, D.C. from 12 to 14 April. He is returning to Berlin with two main tasks: to ensure that the federal budget contains no new borrowing and to boost economic growth, not least in order to better meet the state’s social responsibilities.
Financial markets The IMF and World Bank spring meetings: an update
What’s happened so far and what’s coming up next? Finance Minister Christian Lindner provides an update on the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington, D.C., and looks ahead to the G20 meeting, which will focus above all on the global minimum tax rate and on financial literacy and inclusion.
Financial markets Christian Lindner on debt restructuring for low-income countries
During the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington, D.C., Finance Minister Christian Lindner talked about debt restructuring for low income countries and China’s responsibility.
G7 G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Statement, Washington D.C.
On 12 April 2023, the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors issued a joint statement.
Financial markets A look ahead to the IMF and World Bank spring meetings
Finance Minister Christian Lindner is travelling to Washington, D.C., where the IMF and World Bank spring meetings are taking place from 12 to 14 April. Boosting economic recovery and growth is the top priority, says the German finance minister on the flight to the US.
Taxation Global corporate tax reform is on the way
Under the auspices of the OECD, 138 countries have reached an agreement on a fair allocation of taxing rights and a global minimum effective tax rate of 15%. This is a genuine revolution in international tax law. The global minimum tax rate will now be implemented in national law.
Climate action Green federal securities
Climate action is a priority. To boost sustainability in financial markets too, the German government is issuing Green German Federal Securities. This will inject momentum into the sustainable bond market as a whole.