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.
News from Ministry of Finance
The 2019 Spring Budget
Today the Government is presenting a spring amending budget and its guidelines for economic policy. The Spring Fiscal Policy Bill and the proposals in the Spring Amending Budget are based on the January Agreement, the policy agreement between the Swedish Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party, the Liberal Party and the Green Party.
Sweden’s carbon tax
Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing the international community. A broad range of policy instruments can be used to curb carbon emissions, and economic instruments such as taxes and emissions trading are critical elements of any comprehensive mitigation strategy.
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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
Continued economic upswing next year
Today the Ministry of Finance is presenting the latest forecast for the economy and public finances. The employment rate and labour force participation have been revised upwards and growth continues to gain strength.Continued economic upswing next year
Government to attend climate summit in Paris
On Tuesday 12 December, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate and Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin will attend the international climate summit ‘One Planet Summit’ in Paris.Government to attend climate summit in Paris
France and Sweden step up their collaboration on green finance to boost the transition towards low-carbon and climate-resilient economies
French Minister for Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, and Swedish Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, Per Bolund, commit to strengthen their collaboration to promote green and sustainable finance and to live up to the Paris Agreement.France and Sweden step up their collaboration on green finance to boost the transition towards low-carbon and climate-resilient economies
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.Guidelines for central government debt management in 2018
Guidelines for central government debt management in 2018Guidelines for central government debt management in 2018