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Public finances 2019


Publication of «Public finances 2019»

The brochure issued by the Federal Finance Administration (FFA) provides at a glance information on the budgets of the Confederation, cantons, communes and social insurance, as well as an international comparison.

Financial statistics

Financial statistics

High surpluses for government units

In 2018 to 2020, the financial situation of the general government sector is pleasantly positive, with the Confederation and cantons, in particular, able to achieve some high surpluses.

G20 in Riyadh

Press release

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer at G20 Finance Ministers Meeting in Riyadh

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer attended the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting under the Saudi G20 presidency in Riyadh on 22 and 23 February 2020.

2019 financial statements

Press release

2019 financial statements: a pleasing surplus

The federal budget ended 2019 with another high ordinary surplus of CHF 3.1 billion, versus the budgeted CHF 1.2 billion. The improvement was due in equal measure to higher receipts and lower expenditure.


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