Speeches, Interviews and Articles

This section provides a selection of speeches, interviews and articles of the ministry’s leadership.

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  1. 20 May 2010

    Schäuble interview: Berlin’s strictures

    Wolfgang Schäuble takes questions following this week’s Brussels meeting at which curbs on hedge funds were agreed. The German finance minister is ‘convinced the markets are really out of control

  2. 24 June 2010

    Maligned Germany is right to cut spending.

    To the question of what caused the recent turmoil in the eurozone, there is one simple answer: excessive budget deficits in many European countries...

  3. 23 January 2011

    Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble’s interview with the Tagesspiegel

    "It’s not about me as an individual".
    Federal Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble on the tax reform compromise, co-operation in the coalition – and strokes of luck for Germany

  4. 29 January 2011

    "No dam has burst" - Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble interviewed by Wirtschaftswoche

    Interview by Christian Ramthun of Wirtschaftswoche

  5. 10 February 2011

    Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble in an interview with "Die Zeit"

    In an interview with Die Zeit German Finance Minister Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble talks about his reputation for being uncompromising, about showmen in politics and the new-found freedom he finds in advancing age.

  6. 18 February 2011

    It would be more expensive not to defend the euro – interview with Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble

    Federal Minister of Finance Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble interviewed by the Passauer Neue Presse