READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen participated in a virtual meeting of the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors today.  G7 members discussed the global economic outlook and the importance of boosting global vaccination rates to combat the pandemic, as well as the importance of resilient global supply chains.  G7 finance ministers and governors also discussed the macroeconomic implications of climate change, and technical work the G7 will pursue to better understand climate mitigation measures.  Along with her counterparts, the Secretary also endorsed the G7 Finance Ministers Statement on Actions to Support Antibiotic development, which calls on G7 members to address the antibiotic development shortfall with a range of market incentive options.