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The German government calls on European companies to make sustainable investments Start of the European Sustainable Finance Summit / EU taxonomy survey reveals need for action

By   /  September 29, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on The German government calls on European companies to make sustainable investments Start of the European Sustainable Finance Summit / EU taxonomy survey reveals need for action

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishAt the international conference, which started today, decision-makers from the world of finance, industry, business, civil society and politics discussed how sustainable growth can be financed at the EU and national level. The digital conference, which is being streamed live online, is taking place across Europe and has […]

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German government adopts more extensive Quick Loan Programme for small and medium-sized businesses

By   /  June 27, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on German government adopts more extensive Quick Loan Programme for small and medium-sized businesses

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishIn light of the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis, the German government is launching an additional extensive programme to its protective shield for small and medium-sized businesses. Based on the modified Temporary Framework for state aid measures published on 3 April 2020 by the European Commission, the […]

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Coronavirus: immediate federal economic assistance now available

By   /  June 27, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Coronavirus: immediate federal economic assistance now available

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 1 April 2020 Corona Implementation of the federal scheme now ready in the German Länder The German Länder have implemented the Immediate Assistance Programme for own-account workers, small businesses, members of the free professions, and farmers. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the Federal […]

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Large-scale federal assistance to protect businesses and jobs

By   /  March 26, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Large-scale federal assistance to protect businesses and jobs

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 23 March 2020 Financial markets German government activates the Economic Stabilisation Fund The German government today launched an economic stabilisation fund which will implement the measures needed to stabilise the German economy and safeguard jobs. To this end, on 23 March 2020, the federal cabinet adopted a […]

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Federal government takes large-scale measures to tackle crisis fallout

By   /  March 26, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Federal government takes large-scale measures to tackle crisis fallout

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 23 March 2020 Financial markets German government adopts supplementary budget for 2020 The federal cabinet today adopted a draft supplementary budget for 2020 together with the legislation necessary to enact a supplementary budget (Nachtragshaushaltsgesetz 2020). With these new budgetary provisions, the government is launching a comprehensive package […]

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Additional KfW Special Programme 2020 for the economy to be launched today

By   /  March 26, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Additional KfW Special Programme 2020 for the economy to be launched today

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishThe new KfW Special Programme 2020 will be launched today. The programme is available to small and medium-sized enterprises as well as large enterprises, with no cap being put on the funds to be provided for it. The conditions for taking out loans have been improved even further. […]

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German government announces €50 billion in emergency aid for small businesses

By   /  March 25, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on German government announces €50 billion in emergency aid for small businesses

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishFinance Minister Olaf Scholz and Economic Affairs Minister Peter Altmaier today unveiled a comprehensive package of additional measures, including up to €50 billion for small businesses, self-employed individuals, and members of the liberal professions. We are ready to do everything it takes to help the economy. This includes lending […]

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Joint press release: German cabinet adopts legislation on phasing out coal

By   /  January 30, 2020  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Joint press release: German cabinet adopts legislation on phasing out coal

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 29 January 2020 The German cabinet today adopted the Act on the Reduction and Termination of Coal-Fired Electricity Generation and Amending Further Acts (Gesetz zur Reduzierung und zur Beendigung der Kohleverstromung und zur Änderung weiterer Gesetze). Source:  dpa picture alliance The bill includes provisions on reducing and […]

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Results of the 156th meeting of the Working Party on Tax Revenue Estimates

By   /  November 6, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Results of the 156th meeting of the Working Party on Tax Revenue Estimates

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishThe Federation, Länder and local authorities can continue to expect higher tax revenues in the coming years. According to current tax estimates, tax revenues will rise from €796.4bn in 2019 to around €935.0bn in 2024. The trend will be somewhat better for the Länder and local authorities than […]

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Sustainable Finance Committee meeting on June 6 2019

By   /  July 3, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Sustainable Finance Committee meeting on June 6 2019

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishPreparations for Brexit The European Council unanimously and in agreement with the UK Government extended the deadline for withdrawal under Article 50 until 31 October 2019. While the German government is still assuming that Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will be orderly, it is also preparing for a […]

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