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.



Press release 23. June 2017:

Report of the Law Commission on the Act relating to Norges Bank and the Monetary System

The Commission has today submitted its Report and proposal for a new central bank act to the Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (Progress Party). The Commission has further considered the organisation of Norges Bank and the Government Pension Fund Global.

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Revised National Budget

A budget to promote employment, welfare, and security

The economic policies introduced in the 2017 Budget are proving effective. In the Revised Budget for 2017, the Government is therefore maintaining its focus on job creation, welfare, and security.



Meld. St. 26 (2016-2017)

Report to the Storting (white paper)

The purpose of the Government Pension Fund is to support long-term considerations in the government’s spending of petroleum revenues, as well as savings to finance pension expenditure under the National Insurance Scheme. Sound long-term management will help ensure that Norway’s petroleum wealth can benefit both current and future generations. 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 laid down 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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