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esrb-empfehlung ESRB-Recommendation on vulnerabilities in the European commercial real estate sector
The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) published a recommendation on vulnerabilities in the European commercial real estate sector on 25 January 2023 (ESRB/2022/09). The recommendation is addressed to microprudential and macroprudential supervisory authorities and to the European Commission.
Stamps The meaning of stamps
Stamps are far more than just a means of paying for postage: They reflect their times and represent Germany abroad – they are also tiny works of art and can even be used to make a donation to charity. Few people realise that all stamps bearing the inscription “Deutschland” are issued by the German Finance Ministry.
Public Finances Spending reviews in the federal budget
Since 2015, the German government has included annual spending reviews in its top-down procedure for preparing the federal budget. Spending reviews analyse revenues and expenditures in selected policy areas, with the aim of making the budget preparation process more policy-focused and performance-driven. They help to improve the structure of the federal budget, facilitate the reprioritisation of …
Public finances A resilient Germany is weathering the energy crunch: Guest article by Christian Lindner in the Financial Times
Government measures to encourage lower consumption are market-based and do not interfere with price signals
Ministry The Advisory Board to the Federal Ministry of Finance
The Advisory Board (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat) advises the Federal Ministry of Finance by regularly publishing expert opinions and reports on current issues.
G7 presidency G7 Finance Ministers’ Statement on support to Ukraine
On 22 December 2022, the G7 finance ministers held their last virtual meeting under Germany's presidency and issued a joint statement.
Monthly report Monthly report
Monthly report Overview of federal budgetary and financial data up to and including November 2022
The December edition of the ministry’s monthly report is now online. Every month we publish selected extracts from our monthly report in English. These extracts feature current data and information on federal budget trends, tax revenue, debt levels and guarantees, as well as key dates on the fiscal and economic policy agenda. The monthly report also includes interesting articles on topics within …
G7 Our G7 presidency in 2022: results in the Finance Track
Germany’s G7 presidency in 2022 came at a time of global crises. That is why, during its G7 presidency, Germany was strongly committed to pursuing a joint approach with its international partners. This page summarises the results of the G7 Finance Track.
Taxation External tax relations
An overview of German law on external tax relations, especially transfer pricing.