Recurring features of its work include:
- ensuring stable and sustainable economic growth;
- developing the Nordic welfare models;
- promoting economic integration in the Nordic Region as well as in the Baltic region and in Europe; and
- promoting Nordic interests at international level.
Other topics covered include the EU, tax affairs, cross-border freedom of movement in the Nordic Region, closer integration between the Nordic strategy on sustainable development and the economic agenda and ongoing collaboration in the Nordic financial markets.