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

  • The 2018 Spring Budget: Building our society – a secure and sustainable Sweden

    Finance Magdalena Andersson
    Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson presented on 16 April, the Government presents its Spring Fiscal Policy Bill. Photo: Government Offices

    On 16 April, the Government presents its Spring Fiscal Policy Bill and a proposed spring amending budget to the Riksdag. In the Spring Fiscal Policy Bill, the Government presents its economic assessment and the direction of fiscal policy ahead of the budget for 2019. In the amending budget, the Government proposes changes to the budget during the current fiscal year. “We have taken Sweden in a new direction. Investments in jobs, health care, schools and the climate have borne fruit. The Government is now making additional investments for a secure and sustainable Sweden,” says Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson.

  • Re-regulation of the gambling market – licence system to be introduced

    Photo: Government Offices

    The Government today adopted the Bill ‘A re-regulated gambling market’. The proposal will mean introducing a new gambling act and a licence system. "Unregulated gambling has taken over and gambling is used in criminal activities. It is 14 years since the first of a line of gambling inquiries was appointed. It is now time for us to move from words to action and regain control of the Swedish gambling market," says Minister for Public Administration Ardalan Shekarabi.

Government proposes new gambling act and new gambling tax act

The Government decided today to refer the proposal, ‘A re-regulated gambling market’, the Council on Legislation. A new gambling act and a new gambling tax act have been proposed. The new regulations will be designed as a licence system. It is proposed that the regulations enter into force on 1 January 2019.

Guidelines for central government debt management in 2018

Today the Government adopted guidelines for the management of the central government debt. The maturity of the debt is extended slightly, which reduces the risk at a low cost. The steering of the composition of the debt is left unchanged.

More older people and children in the coming decade means increased needs for schools, health and social care

Today the Ministry of Finance presents the latest forecast for the economy and public finances, along with an analysis of future demographic needs. By 2025 the number of children and older people in Sweden will have increased significantly, resulting in a greater need for public welfare services. Resources for these services will also increase. The forecast for net lending has been revised sharply upwards both for this year and for the coming years.

Strategy for sustainable consumption

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.

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