READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with Minister of Finance Yuriko Backes of Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance Yuriko Backes. Secretary Yellen thanked Minister Backes for welcoming her to Luxembourg for the Eurogroup meeting. Secretary Yellen commended Luxembourg for putting in place its investment screening mechanism this year. Secretary Yellen noted the positive results of Luxembourg’s recent Financial Action Task Force evaluation and efforts on anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism. Secretary Yellen also discussed international taxation efforts and the U.S. and EU’s respective economic relationships with China.


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