Andreas Dombret, member of the board at Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany's central bank, tells Stefanie Linhardt about the issues banks thinking of re-locating to Germany would have to consider, the negative consequences lower standards of regulation could bring for financial markets and the risks of a 'no deal' Brexit.
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Having tackled the country's tax system in 2016, Czech Republic finance minister Andrej Babiš is turning his energies to the task of promoting growth while reducing the deficit. He talks to Stefanie Linhardt.
Sweden’s minister for financial markets and consumer affairs, Per Bolund, explains to Stefanie Linhardt how the country maintains its stable economy, and why the European Banking Association would be better off located in Stockholm.
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Q&A with Esther Puigcercós Font, general manager, Associació de Bancs Andorrans (Andorran Banking Association)February 1, 2017
The general manager of the Andorran Banking Association, Esther Puigcercós Font, tells Stefanie Linhardt how the country's banks are becoming more transparent, and explains how they are adhering to EU standards despite the country not being a member of the union.
Andorra’s finance minister, Jordi Cinca, explains to Stefanie Linhardt how budget consolidation and investment in tourist infrastructure are aiding the country’s slow but steady recovery from recession.
Andorra is attempting to raise its profile on the international stage by drawing attention to its increasing transparency and attractively low taxes. Stefanie Linhardt reports.