Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance is responsible for planning and implementing the Norwegian economic policy and for coordinating the work with the Fiscal Budget.

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The Government Pension Fund:

Further development of the management of the Government Pension Fund

– Norges Bank and Folketrygdfondet have managed the Government Pension Fund Global and the Government Pension Fund Norway, respectively, in a sound manner over time. We will build on that. In this report, the Government proposes new steps to further develop the investment strategy of the two funds, says the Minister of Finance, Siv Jensen.

Governance of Norges Bank:

Committee to review the Central Bank Act and the governance of Norges Bank

The Ministry of Finance is today appointing a committee to review the Central Bank Act and the governance of Norges Bank. The committee will be chaired by Svein Gjedrem, former Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance and former Governor of Norges Bank. The committee shall base its review on the existing monetary policy guidelines and the responsibility of Norges Bank for the management of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG).

The National Budget:

A budget to promote an efficient use of resources

The 2015 Fiscal Budget is a further step towards a change of policy direction in Norway. The Government will promote growth in the Norwegian economy through targeted tax reductions, high priority on infrastructure and emphasis on other measures to stimulate productivity and competitiveness.

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Documents

Meld. St. 21 (2014-2015) The management of the Government Pension Fund in 2014

The Government Pension Fund comprises the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and the Government Pension Fund Norway (GPFN). The Funds are managed by Norges Bank and Folketrygdfondet, respectively, under mandates set by the Ministry of Finance.

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The most important documents are bills (propositions), white papers, hearing documents and Official Norwegian Reports (NOUs). (These documents are primarily available in Norwegian.)

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