Prepares matters concerning general guidelines for financial policy, adoption of the central government budget and matters concerning the activities of the Riksbank. It also prepares matters concerning expenditure limits for expenditure areas and estimates of State revenue. The Committee on Finance also prepares matters concerning monetary, credit, currency and national debt policy, the credit and finance markets, the commercial insurance market and the National Audit Office, insofar as these matters do not fall to the Committee on the Constitution to prepare. The Committee also deals with matters relating to local government finance, the State as employer, national statistics, accounting, audits and administrative efficiency, State property and public procurement in general, certain administrative finance issues and budgetary questions of a technical nature. The Committee prepares appropriations falling within expenditure areas 2 - Economy and financial administration, 25 - General grants to local government, 26 - Interest on the national debt, etc), and 27 - The contribution to the European Union.