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Public Finances Financial relations between the Federation and Länder
This report explains how financial relations between the Federation and Länder are structured, as stipulated by the German constitution and ordinary law; an overview of the financial resources of the different levels of government in Germany; and an overview of key co-financing arrangements between the Federation and the Länder.
Public Finances German Draft Budgetary Plan 2023
Germany’s 2023 draft budgetary plan presents the fiscal projections for the budgets of the Federation, Länder, local authorities and social security funds (including their off-budget entities) on the basis of current trends and planning.
eurogroup Finance Minister Christian Lindner before the start of the Eurogroup meeting
Before the start of the Eurogroup meeting, Finance Minister Christian Lindner talked about his priorities: tackling inflation with fiscal policy measures, implementing a minimum corporate tax at national level if the EU cannot reach an agreement, and the G7’s oil price cap.
G7 Christian Lindner on the virtual meeting of G7 finance ministers
Today German Finance Minister Christian Lindner gave a recap on the G7 Finance Ministers’ Statement: We want to reduce Russia’s oil revenue and cut off an important source of financing for Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. At the same time, we intend to curb the rise in global energy prices.
Public Finances A timeline: Measures to compensate for National Socialist Injustice
This brochure provides a chronological overview of the compensation and restitution measures that have been adopted by Germany from the end of the Second World War up to the year 2020. Many of the measures listed are accompanied by a brief description. Sources are also provided in order to facilitate more in-depth research.
Ukraine Germany provides €1bn in financial assistance to Ukraine
Only one month after the G7 pledged to provide Ukraine with extensive budgetary assistance, Germany is disbursing its contribution of €1bn. "Ukraine needs this financial support to maintain its ability to act", Christian Lindner said in his statement.
G7 Press conference on the results of the meeting of G7 finance ministers
The G7 countries are determined to take resolute measures to stop rising inflation and boost economic growth, said Christian Lindner following the meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bank governors.
G7 Doorstep with Christian Lindner prior to the meeting of G7 finance ministers
“We must ensure financial stability, especially in times of high inflation. We are particularly concerned about developing and emerging economies with very high debt levels.” This was one of the key messages delivered by Finance Minister Christian Lindner in his statement prior to the meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bank governors in Bonn.
G7 Christian Lindner on the G7 meeting in Bonn and Königswinter
In a statement ahead of the meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bank governors in Bonn, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner emphasised that we are currently facing particularly challenging times. He stated that officials would discuss ways to support Ukraine and safeguard its financial capacity.
Public Finances Provisions relating to compensation for National Socialist injustice
Almost immediately after the end of the Second World War, it became clear that compensation needed to be provided to those who had suffered damage as a result of National Socialist injustice. Those who had suffered oppression due to their political opposition to National Socialism or on the grounds of race, religion or ideology were particularly affected.