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Climate action Green federal securities
Climate action is a priority. To boost sustainability in financial markets too, the German government is issuing Green German Federal Securities. This will inject momentum into the sustainable bond market as a whole.
G7 G7 Statement on Russia’s War of Aggression against Ukraine and its Impact on the Global Economy
On 23 February 2023, the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors issued a joint statement.
G20 Christian Lindner on the G20 meeting in India
German Finance Minister Christian Lindner is attending the G20 meeting in India from 23–25 February. During his flight to Bengaluru, he outlined the most pressing topics that will be discussed at the meeting. The global economy continues to face high risks as a result of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. It is important to fight inflation and boost the supply side in a targeted way.
Financial markets Germany bids to host the new Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA)
Germany’s bid to host the EU’s new Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA) is entering the critical stage. Germany wants to bring the headquarters to Frankfurt.
Public finances A resilient Germany is weathering the energy crunch: Guest article by Christian Lindner in the Financial Times
Government measures to encourage lower consumption are market-based and do not interfere with price signals
G7 presidency G7 Finance Ministers’ Statement on support to Ukraine
On 22 December 2022, the G7 finance ministers held their last virtual meeting under Germany's presidency and issued a joint statement.
Financial markets Sanctions Enforcement Act II: making sure sanctions work
The German government’s draft Sanctions Enforcement Act II reorganises the way Germany enforces sanctions. The new legislation aims to ensure that sanctions are implemented even more effectively. It also introduces additional measures to fight money laundering and sends out a strong signal that Germany intends to combat financial crime consistently and resolutely.
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 – …