Ministry of Finance (Sweden)
The Ministry of Finance (Swedish: Finansdepartementet) is a Swedish government ministry responsible for matters relating to economic policy, the central government budget, taxes, banking, security and insurance, international economic work, central, regional and local 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 - currently Magdalena Andersson (s), the Minister for Financial Markets - currently Per Bolund (mp) and the Minister for Public Administration - currently Ardalan Shekarabi (s).
The Ministry of Finance is principal for the following government agencies:
Economic Affairs DepartmentEdit
- Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency, or Kammarkollegiet.
- Swedish National Institute of Economic Research, or Konjunkturinstitutet.
- Swedish Fiscal Policy Council, or Finanspolitiska rådet.
- Swedish National Financial Management Authority, or Ekonomistyrningsverket (ESV).
Fiscal Affairs DepartmentEdit
- Swedish National Tax Board, or Skatteverket.
- Swedish Enforcement Administration, or Kronofogdemyndigheten.
- Swedish Customs Service, or Tullverket.
Financial Institutions and Markets DepartmentEdit
- Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, or Finansinspektionen (FI).
- Swedish National Debt Office, or Riksgäldskontoret.
County Administrative DivisionEdit
- County Administrative Boards of Sweden, or Länsstyrelserna.
Commercially-operated Government Owned CompaniesEdit
- Statistics Sweden or Statistiska Centralbyrån (SCB).
- National Property Board of Sweden, or Statens fastighetsverk (SFV).
- Swedish National Fortifications Administration, or Fortifikationsverket (FortF).
Areas of responsibilityEdit
- Financial markets
- Central government budget
- International cooperation
- Local authorities