Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Treasury Secretary Lew to Launch New Year with Some Global Plotting

The U.S. Treasury has announced that Secretary Jacob J. Lew will travel to Europe January 6-8, 2014 for discussions with his international counterparts on economic developments in Europe and policies "to boost global growth and promote financial stability."

On Tuesday, January 7, the Secretary will arrive in Paris, France for meetings with French President François Hollande and Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici. In the evening, Secretary Lew will travel to Berlin, Germany.

On Wednesday, January 8, Secretary Lew will meet with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble in Berlin. In the afternoon, he will travel to Lisbon, Portugal for meetings with Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas and Finance Minister Maria Luís Albuquerque.

Secretary Lew will return to Washington, DC the evening of January 8, 2014.

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