Finance Minister Olaf Scholz in an interview with the Financial Times
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In an interview with the Italian daily business newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz talks about Covid measures and fiscal policy.
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Public Finances Financial Times interview with Olaf Scholz
In an interview with the Financial Times, German finance minister and vice chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks about current issues. Focusing on the federal budget, he also outlines the prospects for Brexit. He emphasises the importance of a balanced budget without new debt whilst taking account of the need for “social cohesion” and the importance of the welfare state.