Covid-19 response and recovery: Perspective from Germany
Germany has announced a €130bn stimulus package, on top of the €1.1tn rescue package agreed in March to support the economy throughout Covid-19 crisis. The focus for policy-makers is on medium-term recovery, particularly as European Union leaders discuss the European Commission’s recovery plan, which followed Franco-German proposals.
Jörg Kukies, German state secretary in the ministry of finance, outlines his thoughts on the German response to Covid-19 and the Commission proposal.
07:00-08:00 (New York)
This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.