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IMF and World Bank 2020 Annual Meetings

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Switzerland at virtual IMF and World Bank 2020 Annual Meetings and G20 Finance Ministers Meeting

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, State Secretary Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch and Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, attended the virtual Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) on 14 and 15 October 2020.

Public finances 2018-2021

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Sound Swiss public finances despite crisis

In 2018 and 2019, the government units benefited from a favorable financial situation. All of the general government sub-sectors posted surpluses. From 2020, Swiss public finances will have to overcome the worst economic crisis in decades due to the COVID-19 crisis and will be significantly in the red.


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Federal Council adopts dispatch on expanded European Border and Coast Guard Agency

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) will thus be given a more robust mandate to work with the national authorities to better protect the Schengen external borders. The protection of Switzerland's borders will continue to be guaranteed.


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