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

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2022 federal budget

Federal budget Emerging from the crisis with sound fiscal policy and optimism

The federal cabinet adopted the government draft for the 2022 federal budget and the fiscal plan to 2025. The German government is continuing to pursue a decisive fiscal policy that includes large-scale assistance measures and record investment levels. In addition, the numbers show that the federal government is in good fiscal shape.

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Climate action Immediate action programme

On 23 June 2021, the federal cabinet adopted an immediate climate action programme for 2022.

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Public Finances Monthly report

Each month, the Federal Ministry of Finance publishes extracts from its monthly report in English. These extracts feature current data and information on the federal budget as well as key dates on the fiscal and economic policy agenda.

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Financial relations between the Federation and Länder on the basis of constitutional financial provisions 2021

Wiedergutmachung: Provisions relating to compensation for National Socialist injustice

A timeline: Measures to compensate for National Socialist Injustice