On Friday 17th & Saturday 18th March, Finance Minister Prof Edward Scicluna, will be representing EU Finance Ministers at the G20 Finance Ministers, in Baden-Baden Germany, ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in July. The participation at this meeting by a Maltese Minister is a unique event for Malta, at a time when the country holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE
The G20 is an international forum where governments and central bank governors, representing the world’s nineteen major economies, including the U.S., Russia, China, Japan, Canada and Saudi Arabia, along with the .U convene to discuss matters regarding global economic and financial issues.
In Baden-Baden, G20 Finance Ministers will be discussing measures aimed to streamline the financial services landscape across the globe, primarily by focusing on global governance, and international taxation. The agenda also features a discussion of a compact with Africa, where Ministers are expected to discuss processes by which conditions for private and infrastructure investment may be improved on this emerging continent.
Thursday 16th March 2017