The Riksbank is Sweden's central bank and is responsible for monetary policy.
According to the Riksbank Act, the Riksbank shall "maintain price stability". This shall be achieved by trying to keep inflation at a low and stable level.
The Riksbank shall also promote a "safe and efficient payments system" and be responsible for Sweden's supply of banknotes and coins. It has the exclusive right to issue banknotes and coins.
The bank is led by an Executive Board of six members. This Board is appointed by the General Council of the Riksbank, which in turn is appointed by the Riksdag.
The Governor of the Riksbank is Erik Thedéen.
- Telephone: +46 8 787 00 00
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Website: www.riksbank.se
SE 103 37 Stockholm