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 in Washington DC
German Finance Minister Christian Lindner attended numerous meetings in Washington from 12–14 October. In his talks with international partners, he discussed the most pressing fiscal policy issues of global significance. Key priorities included the global economic impact of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, rising inflation, international debt, and efforts to fight the climate crisis.
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.
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.
Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner comments on the global economy, the international financial architecture and support for developing and emerging economies. In Lindner’s words: the global economy is back on a path towards growth. We must now solidify the recovery and facilitate the transition back to normality. To do this, it is crucial to ensure global financial stability.
Financial markets Financial Account Information Exchange Act (Finanzkonteninformationsaustauschgesetz – FKAustG)
Act on the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters (Financial Account Information Exchange Act)
Date of signature: 21 December 2015