Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance is responsible for issues concerning central government finances, including coordination of the central government budget, forecasts and analyses, tax issues, and management and administration of central government activities. The Ministry is also responsible for matters concerning financial markets and consumer legislation.

Responsible ministers

Magdalena Andersson Minister for Finance
Ardalan Shekarabi Minister for Public Administration
Per Bolund Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, Deputy Minister for Finance

News from Ministry of Finance

  • Increased growth but greater risks

    The Government’s priorities ahead of the Budget Bill for 2016 are clear. We will invest in what makes Sweden strong. In our Sweden, more people will have a job, the negative trend in schools will be turned around and climate emissions will be reduced. This is the message from Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson, presenting the Ministry of Finance’s latest economic forecast and the focus of the Budget Bill for 2016 at Harpsund today.

Sweden's convergence programme submitted to the European Commission

On 24 April, Sweden's convergence programme for 2015 was submitted to the European Commission. The convergence programme is based on the measures announced and proposed in the Spring Amending Budget for 2015 and those announced in the 2015 Spring Fiscal Policy Bill. It is also based on the economic outlook and public finance forecast presented in the Spring Fiscal Policy Bill.

Spring Fiscal Policy Bill 2015: A Sweden that keeps together

On April 15 2015 the Government presented its proposed direction for economic policy ahead of the Budget Bill for 2016.

Inquiry to conduct a mapping of active and passive fund management

An Inquiry will do an analysis and mapping of the information that investors need to understand what active and passive funds are, the various alternatives that are available and the costs and risks associated with them.

Adjusted Guidelines for Central Government Debt Management

The Government has decided to adjust the maturity interval for the nominal krona debt as a result of substantially lower market interest rates.

Government wants to review net lending target

The Government has decided to task the National Institute of Economic Research with analysing the effects of changing the general government net lending target from a surplus of one per cent to balanced net lending.

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