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 […]

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 […]

Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at the B20 Summit

As prepared Thank you to our Italian hosts for inviting me to speak today.  I appreciate the valuable forum the B20 provides for engagement with global business leaders. As G20 countries prepare for the upcoming Leaders’ Summit and COP-26 meeting, we face a significant moment for the global economy.  We are still confronting a shock […]

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen to Attend Annual Fall Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank Group, G7 and G20 Meetings of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced that Secretary Janet L. Yellen will attend the Annual Fall 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. […]

Treasury Completes $2 Billion in Recovery Fund Payments to Transportation Businesses

93% of recipients are small businesses and more than 33% are minority-owned businesses WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury sent the final payments to recipients of funding provided through the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services (CERTS) program. Over 1,400 motorcoach, school bus, passenger vessel and pilotage companies representing all 50 states […]

Treasury Releases Climate Action Plan

The plan lays out efforts to bolster adaptation and increase resilience of Treasury facilities and operations to the impacts of climate change. WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released the Treasury Climate Action Plan, which is directed by Section 211 of Executive Order 14008 and Treasury’s efforts to bolster adaptation and increase […]

READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Call with Estonia Finance Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus

WASHINGTON – Earlier today, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen spoke with Estonia Finance Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus to discuss the importance of reaching a deal to reshape the global tax system. Secretary Yellen conveyed how achieving consensus on a global minimum tax is a top priority, and that it would stop the race […]

Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen to CEOs and Business Leaders at the White House on Debt Limit

As prepared for delivery I want to thank business and community leaders for joining us here today. I wish we could be meeting to discuss another topic, like finding solutions to climate change or how to better invest in the future of our economy. But the urgency of the debt limit situation demands immediate attention. […]

Treasury Works with Government of Mexico to Sanction CJNG Members Operating Through the Port of Manzanillo

Mexico’s Busiest Seaport is a Major Entry Point for Illicit Drugs and Precursor Chemicals WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Mexican nationals Aldrin Miguel Jarquin Jarquin, Jose Jesus Jarquin Jarquin, Cesar Enrique Diaz De Leon Sauceda, and Fernando Zagal Anton pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics […]

Acting Comptroller Discusses Diversity and Inclusion

News Release 2021-105 | October 5, 2021 Share This Page: WASHINGTON—Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today discussed the importance of promoting diversity and inclusion in the financial services sector during remarks at the Women in Housing & Finance Public Policy Luncheon. Related Links Media Contact Stephanie Collins(202) 649-6870 Related posts: Hood Discusses the […]