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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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Sustainable Finance Committee of the German government – Work programme [File does not meet accessibility standards.]

By   /  July 3, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Sustainable Finance Committee of the German government – Work programme [File does not meet accessibility standards.]

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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Sustainable Finance Committee of the German government – List of members [File does not meet accessibility standards.]

By   /  July 3, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Sustainable Finance Committee of the German government – List of members [File does not meet accessibility standards.]

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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Joint press release: Sustainable Finance Committee takes up work

By   /  July 3, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Joint press release: Sustainable Finance Committee takes up work

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 6 June 2019 Financial markets Germany to become a leading centre for sustainable finance The German government created a Sustainable Finance Committee on 6 June 2019. The Committee’s purpose is to advise the German government as it drafts and implements a sustainable finance strategy, as well as […]

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German Financial Stability Committee recommends activating countercyclical capital buffer and releases sixth annual report

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on German Financial Stability Committee recommends activating countercyclical capital buffer and releases sixth annual report

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishIn its meeting on 27 May 2019, the German Financial Stability Committee (G-FSC) decided to submit a recommendation to the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). It is recommending to BaFin that the domestic countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) be activated as from the third quarter of 2019 and […]

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The cabinet makes social cohesion and modernisation priorities

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on The cabinet makes social cohesion and modernisation priorities

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 20 March 2019 Economy and Finances On 20 March 2019, the federal cabinet adopted the benchmark figures for the 2020 federal budget and the financial plan to 2023. The government is planning record-level investments, the biggest tax cuts in over 10 years as well as comprehensive measures […]

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Provisional closure of the 2018 federal budget – well-managed budgets and record investments

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Provisional closure of the 2018 federal budget – well-managed budgets and record investments

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in EnglishWell-managed budgets For the fifth year in a row, a balanced budget was achieved without new borrowing. This was accomplished without having to draw on existing reserves, despite increasing expenditure. The provisional data shows that the Federation achieved a structural surplus of roughly 0.15% of gross domestic product […]

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KfW acquires temporary stake in German TSO 50Hertz on behalf of the Federation

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on KfW acquires temporary stake in German TSO 50Hertz on behalf of the Federation

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 27 July 2018 Ministry Acting on behalf of the Federal Government, Germany’s development bank, the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau, has acquired a temporary stake in transmission system operator 50Hertz. The company supplies electricity to some 18 million people in Germany and is a key player in putting the […]

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Report on Germany’s public finances sent to EU: Budget surpluses amid a strong upturn

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Report on Germany’s public finances sent to EU: Budget surpluses amid a strong upturn

Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English 18 April 2018 Public Finances On 18 April 2018, the federal cabinet adopted the German Stability Programme for 2018. Germany will now send the programme to the European Commission and the ECOFIN Council, thereby fulfilling its obligations under EU rules to submit its medium-term fiscal plans to […]

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Press conference with Wolfgang Schäuble and Bruno Le Maire

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Deutschland, English, German Ministry of Finance  /  Comments Off on Press conference with Wolfgang Schäuble and Bruno Le Maire

MIL OSI – Source: German Ministry of Finance – in English – Headline: Press conference with Wolfgang Schäuble and Bruno Le Maire Minister and State Secretaries The German Finance Minister is the member of government responsible for all aspects of Germany’s fiscal and tax policy, the general scope of economic and monetary policy, and the […]

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