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.



Revised National Budget:

Stronger growth, lower unemployment and a more sustainable welfare state

The Norwegian economy has recovered from the downturn induced by the 2014 drop in the oil price and is now characterized by optimism and solid growth. The 2018 Fiscal Budget approved last autumn is still well adapted to the economic situation, and thus its key features remain in the Revised Budget.


Press release 15.05.2018:

Outline of economic developments and fiscal policy

In order to ensure simultaneous access to potentially market sensitive information The Ministry of Finance here unveils selected key figures prior to the budget release, which takes place at 10:45. A table with more detailed projections will be released together with the budget.


Illustrasjonsbilde for meldingen til Statens pensjonsfond 2018. Av Remi Thoresen, 07 Media AS

Meld. St. 13 (2017-2018)

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.

Illustrasjonsbilde. Finansmarkedsmeldingen 2018

Meld. St. 14 (2017-2018)

Report to the Storting (white paper)

The report reviews the financial stability outlook, and also includes chapters on the financial markets from an industry perspective and how consumer protection is attended to in financial markets and the need for change. In addition, the report gives an overview of the activities of Norges Bank, Finanstilsynet, Folketrygdfondet and IMF in 2017.

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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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Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Akersgata 40, , Postboks 8008 Dep, 0030 Oslo

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