READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen participated in an in-person meeting of the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors today. G7 Finance Ministers applauded the historic deal between 136-nations that will reshape the international tax system and equip the global economy to meet the needs of the 21st century. Along with […]

READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen participated in a meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors today. They discussed a range of topics, including the current macroeconomic conditions, further progress on reforms to international taxation, coordination on vaccine distribution and longer-term pandemic preparedness, efforts within the G20 Finance Track […]

Treasury Launches Effort to Study Impact of Climate Change on Households and Communities

Financial Literacy and Education Commission Convenes Meeting to Explore Financial Risks to Households and Communities from Climate Change WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury launched a new effort to study the impact of climate change on households and communities. The Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) convened a meeting, which was chaired […]

READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with Mexican Finance Secretary Rogelio Ramírez de la O

Yesterday, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Mexican Finance Secretary Rogelio Ramírez de la O.  Secretary Yellen reinforced Treasury’s commitment to strengthen cooperation on illicit finance and to deepen U.S.-Mexico trade and economic ties.  She welcomed Mexico’s efforts to increase social spending measures to help those struggling with the impact of the […]

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo to the National Congress of American Indians

As prepared for delivery: Hello, everyone, and thank you so much for the kind welcome. To your president, Fawn Sharp, the entire NCAI board, and your membership: I’m grateful for the chance to speak today. It’s been a hard nineteen months for all of us, but I know it has been particularly hard for those […]

Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at the Countdown Summit

As prepared for delivery: Hello, everyone. I’m Janet Yellen, the United States Treasury Secretary. I want to thank Vice President Gore for the invitation and for his many years of leadership on this issue.  We’re now three weeks out on the road to Glasgow, and it’s a road crowded with many different travelers. A generation […]

Guidance and Press Schedule for U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary Janet L. Yellen will attend the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank Group, as well as G7 and G20 Meetings of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Washington, D.C. from October 12-15, 2021. Secretary Yellen will continue to reinforce the U.S. commitment […]

READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland

WASHINGTON – Earlier today, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland to discuss U.S.-Canadian shared priorities such as continuing to work together on climate-related financial risks and ensuring the global economic recovery. Secretary Yellen and the Deputy Prime Minister also discussed the historic global tax deal announced […]

Readout: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Second Meeting with the Heads and Private-Sector Leads of the Multilateral Development Banks to Discuss Climate Finance

Today, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen reconvened the heads and private sector leads of several of the multilateral development banks (MDBs) to follow-up on an initial July meeting in which she urged the MDBs to rapidly align their portfolios with the goals of the Paris Agreement and to redouble their efforts to mobilize […]

Statement by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on the OECD Inclusive Framework Announcement

Today’s agreement represents a once-in-a-generation accomplishment for economic diplomacy. We’ve turned tireless negotiations into decades of increased prosperity – for both America and the world. As of this morning, virtually the entire global economy has decided to end the race to the bottom on corporate taxation. In its place, more than 130 nations – including […]