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, consumer legislation and housing and community planning.

Responsible ministers

Mikael Damberg Minister for Finance
Max Elger Minister for Financial Markets
Ida Karkiainen Minister for Public Administration

News from Ministry of Finance

  • Tough times ahead for Sweden’s economy

    Minister for Finance Mikael Damberg
    Minister for Finance Mikael Damberg Photo: Hanna Kalla/Governments Offices

    Minister for Finance Mikael Damberg today presented the Ministry of Finance’s latest forecast for the economic situation. Due to high inflation and rising interest rates, growth is expected to slow in the second half of the year. The labour market remains strong, but unemployment is expected to level off next year.

  • Sweden's carbon tax

    Illustration: Government Offices of Sweden

    The Swedish carbon tax was instituted in 1991, alongside an already existing energy tax, and it remains a cornerstone of Swedish climate policy. Over time, the carbon tax has increased in importance, contributing to a broad range of environmental and climate objectives.

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