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, state-owned enterprises and digital policy.

Responsible ministers

Elisabeth Svantesson Minister for Finance
Erik Slottner Minister for Public Administration
Niklas Wykman Deputy Minister for Finance, Minister for Financial Markets

News from Ministry of Finance

  • Inflation coming down and economic situation weakening

    Photo: Henrik Nyström/Government Offices of Sweden

    Inflation is starting to come down, but Swedish businesses and households are still burdened by high prices and interest rates. This means a weaker economic situation and that the Swedish economy is considered to be in a recession that will last until 2025. These are the Ministry of Finance’s conclusions presented in a new forecast of the economic outlook.

  • Finland, Estonia and Sweden emphasise the importance of resilient European submarine infrastructure

    The telecommunications ministers of Finland, Estonia and Sweden stress that the resilience of critical underwater infrastructure is now more important than ever. The ministers underlined the importance of resilient infrastructure at the Telecommunications Council in Brussels 5 December 2023.

  • 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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