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.


Government Pension Fund 2015:

Strengthened management of the Government Pension Fund

“The Government Pension Fund is our national savings account, and an important part of fiscal policy. We practice great transparency about the Fund’s management. Norges Bank and Folketrygdfondet have successfully managed the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and Government Pension Fund Norway (GPFN), respectively. The Government has now decided to further strenghten the management of the Fund,” says Minister of Finance Siv Jensen.

Revised National Budget 2016:

A budget to promote employment, growth and structural adjustment

“Lower demand from the petroleum sector has dampened growth and increased unemployment in Norway’s southern and western regions. The government proposes new targeted policies to boost employment in the most affected regions,” says Minister of Finance Siv Jensen.


Report no. 23 (2015-2016) to the Storting (white paper)

The Government Pension Fund comprises the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and theGovernment 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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