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The Ministry of Finance ( sv, Finansdepartementet) is a
Swedish government The Government of the Kingdom of Sweden ( sv, Konungariket Sveriges regering) is the national cabinet of Sweden Sweden ( sv, Sverige ), officially the Kingdom of Sweden ( sv, links=no, Konungariket Sverige ), is a Nordic country ...
ministry responsible for matters relating to
economic policy The economic policy of government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly ...
, the central government budget,
tax A tax is a compulsory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed on a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity In law Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction, interacting or interrelated elements that act accord ...
es,
banking A bank is a financial institution Financial institutions, otherwise known as banking institutions, are corporation A corporation is an organization—usually a group of people or a company—authorized by the State (polity), stat ...

banking
,
security Security is freedom from, or resilience against, potential Potential generally refers to a currently unrealized ability. The term is used in a wide variety of fields, from physics Physics is the natural science that studies matter, its El ...

security
and
insurance Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss. It is a form of risk management Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risk In simple terms, risk is the possibility of something bad happening. ...

insurance
, international economic work, central, regional and
local government Local government is a generic term for the lowest tiers of public administration Public administration is the implementation of government policy Public policy is a course of action created and/or enacted, typically by a government ...
. The ministry has a staff of 490, of whom only 20 are political appointees. The political executive is made up of three ministers: the
Minister for Finance A finance minister is an executive or Cabinet (government), cabinet position in charge of one or more of government finances, economic policy and financial regulation. A finance minister's Ministry (government department), portfolio has a large v ...
currently
Mikael Damberg Lars Mikael Damberg (born 13 October 1971) is a Swedish politician of the Social Democrats. He has been Minister of the Interior since 2019. He has been Member of the Riksdag since 2002, representing Stockholm County (Riksdag constituency), Stoc ...
( s), the Minister for Financial Markets currently Max Elger ( s) and the Minister for Public Administration currently Ida Karkiainen ( s). The ministry offices are located at
Drottninggatan Drottninggatan (''Queen Street'') in Stockholm, Sweden, is a major pedestrian street. It stretches north from the bridge Riksbron at Norrström, in the district of Norrmalm (proper), Norrmalm, to Observatorielunden in the district of Vasastaden, St ...

Drottninggatan
21 in central
Stockholm Stockholm (; ) is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smalle ...

Stockholm
.


Government agencies

The Ministry of Finance is principal for the following
government agencies A government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government The machinery of government (sometimes abbreviated as MoG) is the interconnected structures and proce ...
:


Areas of responsibility

* Financial markets * Central government budget * International cooperation * Local authorities * Taxes


References


External links


Ministry of Finance
official website {{authority control
Finance Finance is a term for the management, creation, and study of money In a 1786 James Gillray caricature, the plentiful money bags handed to King George III are contrasted with the beggar whose legs and arms were amputated, in the left corn ...
Sweden Sweden ( sv, Sverige ), officially the Kingdom of Sweden ( sv, links=no, Konungariket Sverige ), is a Nordic country The Nordic countries, or the Nordics, are a geographical and cultural region In geography, regions are areas that ...
Public finance of Sweden