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Economy > Government > Finance minister: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The name of each country's finance minister. A finance minister is a cabinet member in charge of overseeing and regulating the economic and monetary activity of a country. Certain countries have different titles for their finance minister, such as the UK's "Chancellor of the Exchequer" or the United States' "Secretary of the Treasury".
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Omar Zakhilwal
Albania Shkëlqim Cani
Algeria Karim Djoudi
Andorra Jordi Cinca Mateos
Angola Armando Manuel
Antigua and Barbuda Harold Lovell
Argentina Hernán Lorenzino
Armenia Davit Sargsyan
Australia Joe Hockey
Austria Michael Spindelegger
Azerbaijan Samir Sharifov
Bahrain Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa
Bangladesh Abul Maal Abdul Muhith
Barbados Christopher Sinckler
Belarus Andrei Kharkovets
Belgium Koen Geens
Belize Dean Barrow
Benin Jonas Gbian
Bhutan Lyonpo Namgay Dorji
Bolivia Luis Alberto Arce Catacora
Bosnia and Herzegovina Nikola Špirić
Botswana Kenneth Matambo
Brazil Guido Mantega
Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah
Bulgaria Peter Chobanov
Burkina Faso Lucien Marie Noel Bembamba
Burundi Tabu Abdallah
Cambodia Keat Chhon
Cameroon Alamine Ousmane Mey
Canada Jim Flaherty
Cape Verde Cristina Duarte
Central African Republic Nicolas Tiangaye
Chile Felipe Larraín Bascuñán
China Lou Jiwei
Cote d'Ivoire Daniel Kablan Duncan
Croatia Slavko Linić
Cuba Lina Olinda Pedraza Rodríguez
Cyprus Charis Georgiades
Czech Republic Andrej Babiš
Denmark Bjarne Corydon
Egypt Ahmed Galal
Estonia Jürgen Ligi
Finland Jutta Urpilainen
France Pierre Moscovici
Germany Wolfgang Schäuble
Ghana Seth Terkper
Greece Yannis Stournaras
Hungary Mihály Varga
Iceland Bjarni Benediktsson
India Palaniappan Chidambaram
Indonesia Muhammad Chatib Basri
Iran Ali Tayebnia
Ireland Michael Noonan
Israel Yair Lapid
Italy Pier Carlo Padoan
Jamaica Peter Phillips
Japan Tarō Asō
Jordan Umayya Toukan
Kazakhstan Bolat Zhamishev
Kenya Henry Rotich
Latvia Andris Vilks
Lebanon Ali Hassan Khalil
Lithuania Rimantas Šadžius
Luxembourg Luc Frieden
Malaysia Najib Razak
Malta Edward Scicluna
Mexico Luis Videgaray Caso
Netherlands Jeroen Dijsselbloem
New Zealand Bill English
Nigeria Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Norway Sigbjørn Johnsen (acting)
Pakistan Ishaq Dar
Paraguay Germán Rojas
Peru Miguel Castilla
Philippines Cesar Purisima
Poland Jan Vincent-Rostowski
Portugal Maria Luís Albuquerque
Republic of Macedonia Zoran Stavreski
Romania Florin Georgescu
Russia Anton Siluanov
Saudi Arabia Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf
Serbia Lazar Krstić
Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Slovakia Peter Kažimír
Somalia Mohamud Hassan Suleiman
South Africa Pravin Gordhan
South Sudan Kosti Manibe Ngai
Spain Cristóbal Montoro Romero
Sweden Anders Borg
Tanzania William Mgimwa
Thailand Kittiratt Na-Ranong
The Bahamas Perry Christie
Turkey Mehmet Şimşek
Ukraine Yuriy Kolobov
United Kingdom George Osborne
United States Jacob Lew
Venezuela Nelson Merentes
Vietnam Vuong Dinh Hue
Yemen Sakhir Ahmad Abbas al-Wajih
Zambia Alexander Chikwanda
Zimbabwe Patrick Chinamasa

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Government > Finance minister. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Wikipedia: List of current finance ministers (States recognized by the United Nations). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Government/Finance-minister

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