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

  • Strategy for sustainable consumption

    Photo: Maskot / Folio

    How can consumption be made more sustainable? What can be done to make it easier for consumers to make climate-smart choices? These are some of the questions in focus in the Government’s strategy for sustainable consumption. The aim is for the strategy to contribute to environmentally, socially and economically sustainable consumption.

  • Review of surplus target completed

    Today, the Government received the parliamentary inquiry report ‘A review of the surplus target’ (SOU 2016:67), led by Jens Henriksson. The Inquiry proposes, among other things, that the level of the surplus target be amended to 0.33 per cent of GDP, that follow-up of the surplus target is tightened and that the framework be supplemented with a debt anchor.

  • IMF review of the economic situation in Sweden completed

    A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Sweden in autumn 2016 to conduct its annual review, or Article IV consultation, of the economic situation in Sweden and has now published its results. A complete report will be discussed by the IMF board in November 2016 and subsequently published.

  • The Budget Bill for 2017: Building our society – taking responsibility for Sweden

    The Budget Bill for 2017 presented to the Riksdag today contains the Government’s proposals to continue building our society.

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