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Thanks, Commissioner Dombrovskis and Commissioner Gentiloni for assembly me at the moment.
The worldwide financial system faces a lot of rapid macroeconomic challenges, and the USA is dedicated to coordinating and speaking about these headwinds and our responses.
Like our European colleagues, the USA continues to work to fight excessive inflation. This morning’s CPI report reveals that we nonetheless have work to do on this entrance. Whereas right here in the USA the Federal Reserve has major duty for worth stability, our administration is dedicated to doing all the pieces in its energy to scale back prices for households, together with addressing the challenges of the availability chain and decreasing the prices of important merchandise similar to well being care.
As I mentioned earlier this week, whereas there have been favorable indicators on easing provide chain bottlenecks and easing pressures within the labor market, we have to seeing sustained progress and decreasing inflation stays the president’s primary financial precedence.
We additionally proceed to coordinate carefully with the EU our joint response to Russia’s unlawful invasion of Ukraine and its world fallout.
Because the starting of this brutal and unprovoked conflict, the USA, the European Union and our allies have imposed historic sanctions on Russia for its actions.
Our objectives had been twofold: deprive Putin of the income he must fund his navy marketing campaign and lower off his military-industrial complicated from the know-how and inputs he must equip his troops.
Working collectively, we’ve seen important progress on each fronts.
Russia is essentially lower off from Western capital markets and the vast majority of main Russian banks have been lower off from the worldwide monetary system.
The Russian financial system is predicted to contract this yr and subsequent.
Misplaced investments, together with lots of of personal sector firms which have left the nation and are unlikely to return, and constraints on Russia’s actual financial system will dampen Russia’s development prospects for years to come back. come.
Putin’s military is more and more unable to acquire the tools it must proceed its conflict and has been compelled to show to suppliers of final resort like Iran and North Korea for tools. fundamental navy tools.
On the identical time, we supplied Ukraine with report quantities of each navy and financial help. We see on the battlefield the navy benefit created by this rising disparity.
I might additionally prefer to thank the European Union for its management in our work to cap the worth of Russian oil – which was included within the eighth sanctions package deal finalized final week.
This cover will assist us keep provide to world power markets, whilst we lower Putin’s most essential supply of earnings. I’m optimistic in regards to the progress we’re making collectively on this file.
Our work to maintain world power markets secure is especially essential as a result of Russia has tried to make use of power exports as a weapon towards Europe. America stands with the individuals of Europe and we’re working tirelessly to make sure that the individuals of Europe have the power they want this winter.
I look ahead to our different matters of dialog at the moment, together with the significance of delivering financial help to Ukraine as rapidly as attainable, in addition to our widespread objectives of selling macroeconomic stability globally. and for our financial savings.