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.
On 23 June 2021, the federal cabinet adopted an immediate climate action programme for 2022. The programme is equipped with an additional €8bn that will be spent on specific measures to help Germany meet the climate targets set out in the new Climate Action Act.
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.