Financial markets Doorstep by Olaf Scholz prior to the G20 finance ministers meeting
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.
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 …