Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy Alignment
Lindner urged that fiscal policy should not contradict monetary policy and called for consolidating public finances. He believes aligning both policies is essential in maintaining a stable economic environment.
Emphasis on Structural Reforms for Growth
The German Finance Minister argued that subsidies do not answer current economic challenges. Instead, Lindner suggested focusing on structural reforms to promote growth and strengthen the economy.
Confidence in German Financial Stability
Despite recent banking turmoil in the U.S. and Credit Suisse, Lindner assured that there is no reason to worry about financial stability in Germany. He confidently stated, "There isn't a banking crisis," highlighting the strong capital basis of German banks.