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.
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Transitional solution for continued access to investment services following Brexit
Today the Government will present a bill to the Riksdag to make it possible to exempt companies from the United Kingdom for a limited time from the requirement to hold a licence from Finansinspektionen (the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority) to provide investment services.
Ministers at the Ministry of Finance
Today, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and announced the ministers that make up the Government. Magdalena Andersson is Minister for Finance and head of ministry. Per Bolund is Minister for Financial Markets and Housing and Deputy Minister for Finance. Ardalan Shekarabi is Minister for Public Administration.
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From the Spring Fiscal Policy Bill 2018: Guidelines for economic and budget policyFrom the Spring Fiscal Policy Bill 2018: Guidelines for economic and budget policy
The 2018 Spring Budget: Building our society – a secure and sustainable Sweden
The Government is today presenting a spring amending budget and guidelines for economic policy, including new economic forecasts. Public finances show a surplus. Sweden’s economy is strong, employment is at record levels and unemployment is falling.The 2018 Spring Budget: Building our society – a secure and sustainable Sweden
Government submits written communication on new fiscal policy framework
The Government has now submitted a written communication to the Riksdag on the new fiscal policy framework. The Government’s account of how it intends to apply the framework helps to strengthen confidence in developing and reporting on fiscal policy. It improves the conditions for ensuring that fiscal policy has the intended effect.Government submits written communication on new fiscal policy framework
Re-regulation of the gambling market – licence system to be introduced
The Government today adopted the Bill ‘A re-regulated gambling market’. The proposal will mean introducing a new gambling act and a licence system.Re-regulation of the gambling market – licence system to be introduced
Per Bolund took part in EU conference on financing sustainable growth
The financial sector has a leading role in efforts to move towards a fossil-free society. This role and a new European Commission Action Plan were the subjects of the high-level conference on financing sustainable growth held in Brussels on 22 March, attended by Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs Per Bolund.Per Bolund took part in EU conference on financing sustainable growth
Finance ministers from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Sweden underline their shared views and values in the discussion on the architecture of the EMUFinance ministers from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Sweden underline their shared views and values in the discussion on the architecture of the EMU
Sub-target 2: Financial gender equality
The Government’s second gender equality policy sub-target is ‘Financial gender equality’. Women and men must have the same opportunities and conditions with regard to paid work, which gives financial independence throughout life.Sub-target 2: Financial gender equality
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.Government proposes new gambling act and new gambling tax act