Europe Doorstep by Olaf Scholz prior to the ECOFIN Council meeting in Slovenia
The EU finance ministers came together on 10–11 September 2021 in the vicinity of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Prior to the meeting, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz reported that they would be focusing on emerging issues that are relevant for a strong and sovereign Europe. He announced that the finance ministers would be discussing new digital options in the financial sector. Other items on the agenda included the next steps in reforming international corporate taxation, economic growth following the coronavirus crisis and the transition to a carbon-neutral economy and society.