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

  • The Ger­man Fi­nance Min­istry at the OECD

    In 2015, Germany’s ambassador to France asked the German Finance Ministry for support in budgetary and taxation matters. In response, Financial Counsellor Karin Hochhaus was seconded to Germany’s permanent representation to the OECD in Paris for a period of just over three years. The permanent representation plays a key role in communicating German interests in the OECD, but also in promoting OECD perspectives in Germany.

  • G20

    This page offers information on the organisation and work of the G20 and recaps Germany’s G20 presidency in 2017. It also provides access to official G20 resources and documents prepared by the presidencies from 2008 until the present presidency.

  • 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 launched FinCamp, a new series of events aimed at promoting dialogue with German financial technology companies.

  • FAQ: G20

    Since 2009, the Group of 20 (G20) has been the main global forum for international economic cooperation, giving governments the opportunity to discuss and agree on economic and fiscal policy measures. Find the most frequently asked questions and answers about the G20.