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G20 Christian Lindner on the G20 meeting in India
German Finance Minister Christian Lindner is attending the G20 meeting in India from 23–25 February. During his flight to Bengaluru, he outlined the most pressing topics that will be discussed at the meeting. The global economy continues to face high risks as a result of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. It is important to fight inflation and boost the supply side in a targeted way.
Financial markets #CL_explains: Combating financial crime
People who pay their taxes by the rules expect everyone else to do the same. What measures are we taking to fight money laundering? Why do measures to combat financial crime benefit everyone? We can explain!
Financial markets Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank: a recap
The Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank took place on 12−14 October. The event served as a forum for in-depth discussions on the major challenges facing the global economy. In times like this, it is more important than ever for countries that abide by democracy, the rule of law, multilateralism and a rules-based international order to engage in close cooperation – …
Financial markets Christian Lindner explains what is on the agenda of the G20, IMF and World Bank meetings on 13 October
Christian Lindner provides a brief preview of the second day of the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings. The day’s talks will focus in particular on the risks facing the global economy. Lindner emphasises: we must fight inflation and ensure a reliable, affordable energy supply. Together with our partners around the globe, we will build a bridge to the post-crisis future.
Financial markets Christian Lindner comments on the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington DC
Federal Minister of Finance Christian Lindner is in Washington DC from 12–14 October, where he is attending various talks during the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank. During his flight to the US, he provided an overview of the main topics that will be addressed at the meetings.
Financial markets Press statement by Christian Lindner prior to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank
As the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank kick off, Finance Minister Christian Lindner discusses the main issues on the agenda. His talks with international leaders will focus in particular on global economic challenges, further financial support for Ukraine, and relief measures for heavily indebted countries.
Financial markets Implementing the Common Framework effectively: Christian Lindner discusses the international debt strategy
Many low-income countries with high debt levels are currently facing very difficult conditions. Finance Minister Christian Lindner explains initiatives that are designed to support these countries’ populations and economies while also safeguarding international financial stability.
Taxation Implementation of the global minimum taxation – Statement Christian Lindner
Federal Minister of Finance Christian Lindner declared that, if necessary, Germany is ready to introduce a global minimum tax nationally, even in the absence of an EU-wide agreement. He emphasised that this is a question of tax fairness: multinational corporations too must pay their fair share to help finance public goods.
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.
Public finances Christian Lindner at the Bundestag’s special session on the war in Ukraine
At the Bundestag’s special session addressing Russia’s attack on Ukraine in violation of international law, Finance Minister Christian Lindner announced massive investments in Germany’s armed forces. A special fund worth €100 billion will be established for this purpose. In addition, the government plans to spend billions of euros to build up gas and coal reserves. It will also place an even …