Mission

The Bank of Finland fosters a sustainable economy and stability.

  • The Bank of Finland is a national central bank and a member of the Eurosystem
  • We maintain price stability
  • We ensure the effectiveness and security of the payment system
  • We promote financial stability
  • We support sustainable growth and high employment in Finland and the EU

Mission

Vision

The Bank of Finland is an influential and respected central bank that maintains price and financial stability in all circumstances with the aim of promoting citizens’ well-being.

Vision

Operating principles

  1. We create added value through expertise, insightful solutions and confidence-building cooperation.
  2. We base our statements and decisions on knowledge, research and high-quality analysis.
  3. We participate in social discourse, reach our stakeholders and engage in constructive dialogue in Finland and the Eurosystem.
  4. We provide advanced and reliable central bank services for the changing needs of Finnish society.
  5. We ensure operational continuity by preparing for changes, disruptions and crises.
  6. We develop our expertise and working practices on a long-term basis and with an eye to the future.
  7. We act responsibly and in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.
  8. We carry out our activities effectively and efficiently, maintaining stable profit distribution to the State without jeopardising the Bank’s capital adequacy.
  9. We promote citizens’ knowledge of the economy, the Bank of Finland and the Eurosystem by providing understandable information.

Strategic priorities 2021–2023

  1. Corona crisis impact assessment and solutions
  2. Contributing to the review and reform of the ECB’s monetary policy strategy
  3. Preparing for the Eurosystem’s central bank digital currency
  4. Knowledge-based management and influencing
  5. Contributing to domestic economic policy and fostering financial literacy