Janet Yellen

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Friendshoring: what is it and can it solve our supply problems?
With offshoring now faltering, a US-led trend sees firms shifting manufacturing and more to countries with shared values. But this won’t be cost-free

Julia Kollewe

06, Aug, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Janet Yellen tells Congress US faces ‘unacceptable levels of inflation’
Treasury secretary admits she regrets describing inflation as ‘transitory’ and says it is ‘top economic problem at this point’

Lauren Aratani in New York

07, Jun, 2022 @5:42 PM

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Janet Yellen says US economy is unfair to Black Americans in MLK Day speech
‘Dr King knew that economic injustice was bound up in the larger injustice he fought against,’ says treasury secretary

Edward Helmore and agencies

17, Jan, 2022 @4:16 PM

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New tax rate on top US firms abroad will help Americans at home, Yellen says
New 15% rate on firms that have avoided paying tax on US soil will help to improve education and infrastructure – treasury secretary

Lisa O'Carroll

01, Nov, 2021 @7:28 PM

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Yellen seeks to tamp down concern over US government spending under Biden
Treasury secretary backs tax rises on rich to pay for big plans while Republicans push back against expansive infrastructure aims

Guardian staff and agencies

02, May, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Leading finance firms sign up to Mark Carney forum on low-carbon investment
Barclays, HSBC and Axa among 160 firms in global alliance to hasten transition to net zero economies

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

21, Apr, 2021 @4:01 AM

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The race to the bottom on cutting company tax rates has failed | Greg Jericho
After decades of falling company tax rates, the push in the US and UK is going the other way

Greg Jericho

17, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Biden’s corporate tax plan is simple, yet revolutionary. Will the UK sign up? | Arun Advani and Lucie Gadenne
Crises often force radical economic change – and a global minimum tax rate would help fund the world’s Covid recovery, say economics professors Arun Advani and Lucie Gadenne

Arun Advani and Lucie Gadenne

15, Apr, 2021 @11:28 AM

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The Guardian view on taxing the tech giants: time to pay up | Editorial
Editorial: New American proposals offer the prospect of a global deal against corporate tax avoidance. Britain has a vital role to play in making it work


08, Apr, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Janet Yellen calls for global minimum corporate tax rate
US treasury secretary’s comments come as Republicans and some Democrats push back on Joe Biden’s $2.3tn infrastructure bill

Dominic Rushe in New York

05, Apr, 2021 @6:01 PM

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G7 moves closer to offering Covid financial support for developing nations
Leading industrial nations support a possible $500bn rise in IMF currency reserves to help poorer states cope with Covid crisis

Larry Elliott Economics editor

19, Mar, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Janet Yellen warns of 'tough months ahead' for Covid-hit US economy
Treasury secretary urges Congress to ‘act forcefully’ on relief and says she plans talks with regulators about GameStop affair

Joanna Walters in New York

04, Feb, 2021 @1:47 PM

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