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  • December

    17 December 2014Terms for switches to inflation-linked bond SGB IL 3110

    The Swedish National Debt Office introduces a new inflation-linked government bond, SGB IL 3110 X% 1 Jun 2019. The auction details and the coupon will be published on 29 January 2015 at 16.20.

  • 9 December 2014Swedish budget deficit lingers on slower economic recovery

    Sweden’s central government budget will show a deficit for at least two more years as the economic rebound takes longer than expected. The Debt Office expects a deficit of SEK 60 billion in 2014, SEK 51 billion in 2015 and SEK 13 billion in 2016.

  • 9 December 2014Central government borrowing 2014:3
  • 5 December 2014Surplus for Swedish central government in November

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 11.0 billion in November. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 21.9 billion. The difference is mainly due to higher on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • 5 December 2014Sweden's central government debt November 2014
  • November

    13 November 2014Guidelines for central government debt management in 2015

    The Government today adopted guidelines for the management of central government debt. The guidelines are in accordance with the Debt Office’s proposal.

  • 13 November 2014Guidelines for central government debt management
  • 7 November 2014Sweden's Central Government Debt October 2014
  • 7 November 2014Deficit for Swedish central government in October

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 6.3 billion in October. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 18.0 billion. The difference is mainly due to lower on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • 4 November 2014Kingdom of Sweden issues a 3-year dollar benchmark

    Kingdom of Sweden issues USD 3 billion (approximately SEK 22 billion) in a new three-year bond at a yield of 1.077 per cent. The proceeds will be used to refinance maturing on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • October

    31 October 2014Coherent responsibility for bank crisis management powers

    The authority responsible for bank crisis management should also be given all of the powers associated with resolution planning. A coherent responsibility will ensure that the adverse effects on public funds and the economy from future bank crises are kept to a minimum. This is the main message in the Swedish National Debt Office’s response to the proposal on how to implement the Bank recovery and resolution directive (BRRD) in Sweden.

  • 7 October 2014Deficit for Swedish central government in September

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 8.0 billion in September. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 1.9 billion. The difference is mainly due to larger disbursements than calculated.

  • 7 October 2014Sweden's central government debt September 2014
  • September

    30 September 2014Central Government Debt Management - Proposed Guidelines 2015-2018
  • 30 September 2014Decreased foreign currency exposure in central government debt

    The Swedish National Debt Office proposes a gradual decrease in the foreign currency exposure of central government debt over the coming years. The reason is that the Debt Office has not found sufficient support that foreign currency exposure leads to expected cost savings or lower risk.

  • 11 September 2014Kingdom of Sweden issues dollar at record low level

    Kingdom of Sweden sold USD 2.0 billion (approximately SEK 14 billion) of a new two-year bond at a yield of 0.681 per cent. The proceeds will be used to refinance maturing on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • 10 September 2014Terms for exchanges to government bond 1047

    The Swedish National Debt Office offers exchanges to bond SGB 1047 5% 1 Dec 20 during the period 13–14 November.

  • 5 September 2014Surplus for Swedish central government in August
  • 5 September 2014Sweden's central government debt August 2014
  • August

    7 August 2014Deficit for Swedish central government in July

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 3.8 billion in July. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 12.0 billion. The difference of SEK 8.2 billion is mainly due to higher tax income and ceased on-lending to Iceland.

  • 7 August 2014Sweden's central government debt July 2014
  • July

    7 July 2014Sweden's central government debt June 2014
  • 7 July 2014Deficit for Swedish central government in June

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 29.1 billion in June. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 34.7 billion. The difference of SEK 5.6 billion is mainly due to higher tax income.

  • June

    17 June 2014Central Government Borrowing 2014:2
  • 17 June 2014Government finances gradually stronger as growth recovers

    Swedish central government finances will improve gradually as faster economic growth leads to higher tax income. The Swedish National Debt Office expects the net borrowing requirement (budget deficit) to decrease from SEK 61 billion this year to SEK 11 billion next year.

  • 9 June 2014Sweden's central government debt May 2014
  • 9 June 2014Surplus for Swedish central government in May

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 28.9 billion in May. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 23.0 billion. The difference of SEK 5.9 billion is mainly due to higher tax income.

  • 4 June 2014Proposal to let government borrowing exceed requirement

    The Swedish National Debt Office supports a proposal to let the central government borrow even when there is no immediate need for the money. Allowing the Debt Office to keep issuing government bonds even when central government debt is small and the budget shows a surplus could be seen as an insurance against higher borrowing costs in the future.

  • May

    21 May 2014Kingdom of Sweden issues dollar at record low level

    Kingdom of Sweden issues USD 1.5 billion (approximately SEK 10 billion) in a new three-year bond to a yield of 0.952 per cent. The proceeds will be used to refinance maturing on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • 19 May 2014Faster settlement of Swedish government securities

    As of 6 October, 2014, the settlement period for Swedish government securities will be shortened from three to two business days after the trading took place for both the primary and secondary market.

  • 8 May 2014Surplus for Swedish central government in April

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 11.1 billion in April. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 24.6 billion. The difference of SEK 13.5 billion is largely due to higher net lending to government agencies and lower tax income.

  • 8 May 2014Sweden's central government debt April 2014
  • April

    24 April 2014Kingdom of Sweden issues a euro at record low level

    Kingdom of Sweden issues EUR 2.25 billion (approximately SEK 20 billion) in a new five-year bond to a yield of 0.819 per cent.

  • 22 April 2014 New international guidelines for public debt management

    A revised version of the Guidelines for Public Debt Management has been published by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Lars Hörngren, Chief Economist at the Swedish National Debt Office, was chairman of a working group of debt managers that proposed changes.

  • 7 April 2014Deficit for Swedish central government in March

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 2.9 billion in March. This was SEK 11.4 billion lower than the Debt Office’s forecast of a deficit of SEK 14.2 billion. The difference is mainly due to lower net lending to government agencies and lower interest payments on central government debt.

  • 7 April 2014Sweden's central government debt March 2014
  • 3 April 2014Indications of interest and views regarding a new 30-year government bond

    The Debt Office will gather interest and views until 30 April regarding a new 30-year government bond. A definitive decision will be published on 17 June in the report Central Government Borrowing 2014:2.

  • March

    25 March 2014Basis for evaluation - Central Government Debt 2013
  • 18 March 2014Kingdom of Sweden lends 2 billion dollar to the Riksbank

    Kingdom of Sweden issues USD 2 billion (approximately SEK 13 billion) in a new three-year benchmark to a yield of 0.87 per cent. The proceeds are part of the rollover of earlier on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • 12 March 2014Terms for additional exchanges to government bond 1058

    The Swedish National Debt Office offers additional exchanges to bond SGB 1058 2.50% 12 May 2025 during the period 8-12 May.

  • 7 March 2014Surplus for Swedish central government in February

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 42.2 billion in February, which was SEK 4.3 billion lower than the Debt Office’s forecast. The difference is mainly explained by lower tax income and higher net lending to government agencies.

  • 7 March 2014Sweden's central government debt February 2014
  • December

    6 December 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for November
  • November

    7 November 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for October
  • October

    7 October 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for September
  • September

    6 September 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for August
  • August

    7 August 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for July
  • July

    5 July 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for June
  • June

    10 June 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for May
  • May

    8 May 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for April
  • April

    5 April 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for March
  • March

    7 March 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for February
  • February

    7 February 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for January
  • January

    9 January 2019, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for December
  • December

    7 December 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for November
  • November

    7 November 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for October
  • October

    5 October 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for September
  • September

    7 September 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for August
  • August

    7 August 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for July
  • July

    6 July 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for June
  • June

    8 June 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for May
  • April

    9 April 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for March
  • March

    7 March 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for February
  • February

    7 February 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for January
  • January

    9 January 2018, 09:30
    Outcome of central government payments for December
  • February

    25 February 2014The Swedish National Debt Office develops the statistics database for increased transparency

    Debt management at the Debt office continues to receive high level of confidence among primary dealers and investors, according to TNS Sifo Prospera’s survey for 2013. In 2014, the Debt Office will improve the level of service for investors and primary dealers by giving them access to additional information from the database.

  • 19 February 2014Central Government Borrowing 2014:1
  • 19 February 2014Small changes in net borrowing requirement

    The Swedish National Debt Office expects a central government net borrowing requirement of SEK 67 billion for 2014. This is an increase of SEK 6 billion compared with the forecast from October. Next year the gradual improvement of the economy will reduce the net borrowing requirement to SEK 17 billion.

  • 7 February 2014Sweden's central government debt January 2014
  • 7 February 2014Deficit for Swedish central government in January

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 26.3 billion in January, which was a SEK 20.2 billion larger deficit than the Debt Office’s forecast from October. The difference is mainly explained by redistributions of payments between months.

  • January

    17 January 2014Kingdom of Sweden - Sovereign of the year

    The Swedish National Debt Office has been awarded Sovereign of the year 2013. The international award is given for outstanding achievements in the financial sector by Risk Magazine journal.

  • 10 January 2014Sweden's Central Government Debt December 2013
  • 10 January 2014Deficit for Swedish central government in December

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 96.6 billion in December. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 82.8 billion. The difference of SEK 13.8 billion is largely due to lower tax income, higher net lending to agencies and higher interest payments on central government debt.