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Strategy to counter money laundering and terrorist financing
The present strategy is largely based on the insights gained during the European Commission’s supranational risk assessments (SNRA) and Germany’s National Risk Assessment (NRA) regarding the specific money laundering and terrorist financing risks for Germany. The strategy outlines recently initiated steps and formulates selected individual measures aimed at further improving Germany’s system for …
Public finances German Stability Programme 2020
Public finances Report on the Sustainability of Public Finances 2020
First National Risk Assessment
In December 2017, Germany launched its first National Risk Assessment as part of its efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT). A total of 35 federal and Land authorities were involved in the assessment, which was led by the Federal Ministry of Finance.
Customs The German Customs Museum
Customs employees in the German Customs Museum tell visitors about the diversity of the customs’ tasks, and recount their own fascinating experiences working for this institution.
Customs On the lookout for counterfeit and pirated goods
Brand-name watches, designer handbags, luxury sunglasses ... supposed brand-name products are offered at suspiciously low prices to tourists in the mood to buy, especially when they’re on holiday abroad. But beware! Many “deals” turn out to be cheap fakes. When this happens, seemingly inexpensive holiday souvenirs can actually be disappointing counterfeits that aren’t worth the money and that …
Public Finances German Draft Budgetary Plan 2020
On 15 October 2019, the German Finance Ministry submitted Germany’s 2020 draft budgetary plan to the European Commission. The draft budgetary plan presents the fiscal projections for the budgets of the Federation, Länder, local authorities and social security funds (including their off-budget entities). The projections are based on current trends and planning, such as the draft 2020 federal …
Ministry The Detlev Rohwedder Building – German history reflected
The Detlev Rohwedder Building, which has served as the German Finance Ministry’s main office since August 1999, reflects the upheavals of modern German history more clearly than perhaps any other building in the capital. Built as the headquarters of the Reich Aviation Ministry, the enormous edifice was the nerve centre of Nazi power. It was from here that Hermann Göring, Reichsmarschall and head …
Ministry The Detlev Rohwedder Building
The Detlev Rohwedder Building, located on Wilhelmstrasse in Berlin’s historical government district, has served as the Finance Ministry’s main office since 1999. It reflects the stages of Germany’s turbulent history more clearly than perhaps any other building in the capital.
Public finances German Stability Programme 2019
On 17 April 2019, the federal cabinet adopted the German Stability Programme for 2019. The programme shows that the available financial leeway will be used to further increase public investment in infrastructure, education and research. Last year, government investment increased to a record level of €78.9bn.