Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Sweden)

The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation[2] (Swedish: Näringsdepartementet) is a ministry within the government of Sweden. Ministerial responsibilities include: housing, transport, IT and mail policies, regional growth, infrastructure, environmental issues and rural policy. Between 1969 and 1991, it was known as the Ministry of Industry (Swedish: Industridepartementet).[3]

Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation
Agency overview
Formed1969 (1969)[1]
Employeesabout 500
Ministers responsible

The ministry offices are located at the old Central Post Office Building in central Stockholm.[4]


The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is headed by the Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation, Ebba Busch. Environmental issues are also under the purview of the Ministry, and these are headed by Minister for Climate and the Environment, Romina Pourmokhtari.[5]

Government agenciesEdit

The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is principal for the following government agencies:[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Näringsdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 13 November 2010. (subscription required)
  2. ^ Utrikes namnbok: svenska myndigheter, organisationer, titlar, EU-organ och länder på engelska, tyska, franska, spanska, finska och ryska (PDF) (11th revised ed.). Stockholm: Utrikesdepartementet, Regeringskansliet. 2021. p. 40. ISBN 9789198657418. SELIBR 7l1vmnds54g3h922.
  3. ^ "Näringsdepartementet". The Government of Sweden. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Näringsdepartementets kontaktinformation". The Government of Sweden. Archived from the original on 20 March 2015. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Nya regeringen lägger ner miljödepartementet". DN.SE (in Swedish). 2022-10-18. Retrieved 2022-10-25.

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Coordinates: 59°19′56.3″N 18°03′32.8″E / 59.332306°N 18.059111°E / 59.332306; 18.059111