The Ger­man Fi­nance Min­istry around the world

Around 90 officials of the Finance Ministry work in other countries all over the world. This series of articles will give you an insight into the everyday lives of our representatives who work at German embassies and with supranational and international organisations. Their job is to monitor and evaluate current developments in financial, economic, monetary and tax policies.

Content-related sites

  • G20

    Our dedicated G20 website contains general information on the organisation and work of the G20. It also offers information on the priorities and outcomes of Germany’s G20 presidency in 2017. In addition to that you can find a selection of communiqués from the G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors as well as other relevant G20 working papers.

  • Letter from the Chief Economist

    This sections features views by Ludger Schuknecht on the latest economic topics. He is the chief economist at the German Finance Ministry and heads the Ministry’s directorate-general for economic and fiscal policy strategy, international economy and finance.

  • FinTech

    This section provides information on digital technologies in the financial sector as well as information on supervision and regulation issues for FinTech start-ups. In April 2016 the German Finance Ministry has launched its own FinCamp, a new series of events aimed at promoting dialogue with German financial technology companies.