Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson on Secretary Mnuchin’s Call with G7 Finance Ministers

WASHINGTON - This morning U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin held a call with his counterparts from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the European Commission, and the Eurogroup. As directed by G7 leaders, G7 finance ministries are in regular contact to coordinate on timely and effective actions in response to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Finance Ministers discussed domestic and international economic responses underway, strategies to accelerate economic activity once our economies begin reopening, in line with necessary health and safety measures. The Finance Ministers also discussed the importance of foreign direct investment and the use of investment screening mechanisms to identify national security risks.