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.
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.