On 5 April, the Government has agreed the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2017−2020. The General Government Fiscal Plan is at the same time Finland’s Stability Programme, which is delivered to the EU Commission.
The objective of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s Government is to raise the Finnish economy on to a path of sustainable growth and rising employment, and to secure the funding of public services and social security. A further objective is to halt growth of public debt and bridge the sustainability gap. In accordance with the Government Programme, this will be achieved through savings and reforms as well as measures to support growth and enhance public service provision.