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Public Finances

The Ministry analyses economic trends and government finances, and has lead responsibility within the government in planning and preparing the federal government’s budget.

German Stability Programme 2021

On 21 April 2021, the fed­er­al cab­i­net adopt­ed Ger­many’s Sta­bil­i­ty Pro­gramme for 2021. In the re­port, the Fed­er­al Min­istry of Fi­nance pro­vides the EU with an overview of Ger­many’s me­di­um-term fis­cal plan­ning. With as­sis­tance pro­grammes and tar­get­ed in­vest­ments geared to­wards the fu­ture, the Ger­man gov­ern­ment is putting the con­di­tions in place for strong and sus­tain­able growth dur­ing the post-pan­dem­ic pe­ri­od. This will al­so serve to safe­guard sound fis­cal pol­i­cy in the fu­ture.

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Climate Action

On 9 Oc­to­ber 2019, the Ger­man fed­er­al cab­i­net ap­proved the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment’s Cli­mate Ac­tion Pro­gramme 2030, which rep­re­sents a step to­wards im­ple­ment­ing the Cli­mate Ac­tion Plan 2050. The aim is to en­sure that Ger­many meets its cli­mate pol­i­cy tar­gets. The ex­ten­sive pro­gramme in­cludes mea­sures for all sec­tors. Progress will be re­viewed on an on­go­ing ba­sis. The Fi­nance Min­istry is re­spon­si­ble for fi­nanc­ing the pro­gramme as well as for var­i­ous fis­cal mea­sures.


Federal Budget Code

Work­ing trans­la­tion of the Fed­er­al Bud­get Code (Bun­de­shalt­sor­d­nung), the leg­is­la­tion which con­tains the core pro­vi­sion’s con­cern­ing the Fed­er­a­tion’s bud­get law.

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