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  • December

    7 December 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in November

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 21.8 billion in November. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 14.6 billion. The difference is mainly explained by higher tax income.

  • 7 December 2015Sweden's central government debt November 2015
  • November

    26 November 2015Terms for switches in inflation-linked bond 3107

    The Swedish National Debt Office offers switches amounting to SEK 10 billion in SGB IL 3107 before the maturity of the bond falls below one year. The switches are part of the Debt Office’s market maintenance activities. The first switch auctions will take place on 4 and 7 December 2015 for a total volume of SEK 5 billion. During the first half of 2016 the Debt Office will offer further switches of 3107 for a total volume of SEK 5 billion.

  • 12 November 2015Sweden to extend maturity of central government debt

    The Swedish Government today adopted guidelines for the management of central government debt in 2016. The decision is in accordance with the Debt Office’s proposal and means a slight extension of the debt maturity.

  • 12 November 2015Guidelines for central government debt management 2016
  • 6 November 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in October

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 1.1 billion in October. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 3.9 billion. The difference is mainly explained by higher tax income.

  • 6 November 2015Sweden's central government debt October 2015
  • 4 November 2015Terms for switches to government bond SGB 1059

    The Swedish National Debt Office offers additional switches to bond SGB 1059 1.00% 12 Nov 26 during the period 26–30 November.

  • October

    28 October 2015Central government borrowing 2015:3
  • 28 October 2015Swedish government borrowing largely unchanged despite higher expenditure

    Sweden’s central government budget will show a deficit of SEK 45 billion in 2015, SEK 33 billion in 2016 and SEK 47 billion in 2017, according to the Debt Office’s new forecast. Tax income continues to increase while expenditure, particularly for migration, rises. Overall, this means that borrowing is largely unchanged from the previous forecast.

  • 20 October 2015Swedish National Debt Office postpones borrowing forecast

    The Swedish National Debt Office postpones the publishing of its forecast for the central government budget balance and borrowing. The reason is that the Debt Office awaits updated data on migration.

  • 7 October 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in September

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 4.8 billion in September. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 0.9 billion. The difference is explained by an extra dividend from SJ AB and lower disbursements from central government agencies.

  • 7 October 2015Sweden's central government debt September 2015
  • September

    30 September 2015Central government debt management – proposed guidelines 2016–2019
  • 30 September 2015Debt Office proposes longer maturity of Swedish government debt

    The Swedish National Debt Office proposes extending the maturity of central government debt as the cost advantage of short-term borrowing has diminished. A longer maturity means smaller cost variations, the Debt Office writes in its proposed guidelines for debt management.

  • 29 September 2015Kingdom of Sweden raises USD 1 billion in 3-year bonds at 1.041 %

    Kingdom of Sweden issued USD 1 billion (approximately SEK 8.4 billion) in a new three-year benchmark at a yield of 1.041 per cent.

  • 7 September 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in August

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 21.1 billion in August. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 11.1 billion. The difference is partly explained by a one-off payment that was made earlier than expected, but also by slightly higher tax income and lower disbursements.

  • 7 September 2015Sweden's central government debt August 2015
  • August

    7 August 2015Sweden's central government debt July 2015
  • 7 August 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in July

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 0.3 billion in July. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 5.0 billion.

  • July

    7 July 2015Deficit for Swedish central government in June

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 33.5 billion in June. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 33.0 billion.

  • 7 July 2015Sweden's central government debt June 2015
  • 3 July 2015Report to the Financial Stability Council

    When representatives of the Government, Finansinspektionen (the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority), the Riksbank and the Swedish National Debt Office met on 15 June in the Financial Stability Council, the authorities all contributed reports as bases for discussion. The joint report is being published now.

  • December

    6 December 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt November 2019
  • November

    7 November 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt October 2019
  • October

    7 October 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt September 2019
  • September

    6 September 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt August 2019
  • August

    7 August 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt July 2019
  • July

    5 July 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt June 2019
  • June

    10 June 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt May 2019
  • May

    8 May 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt April 2019
  • April

    5 April 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt March 2019
  • March

    7 March 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt February 2019
  • February

    7 February 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt January 2019
  • January

    9 January 2019, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt December 2018
  • May

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

    7 December 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt November 2018
  • November

    7 November 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt October 2018
  • October

    5 October 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt September 2018
  • September

    7 September 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt August 2018
  • August

    7 August 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt July 2018
  • July

    6 July 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt June 2018
  • June

    8 June 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt May 2018
  • May

    8 May 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt April 2018
  • April

    9 April 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt March 2018
  • March

    7 March 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt February 2018
  • February

    7 February 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt January 2018
  • January

    9 January 2018, 09:30
    Sweden's Central Government Debt December 2017
  • June

    16 June 2015Increased tax income decreases net borrowing requirement

    Increased tax income is expected to reduce the net borrowing requirement this year and next year. Borrowing in government bonds and inflation-linked bonds will be unchanged according to the Debt Office’s report Central government borrowing - forecast and analysis 2015:2.

  • 16 June 2015Central government borrowing 2015:2
  • 5 June 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in May

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 20.3 billion in May. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 16.4 billion. The difference is mainly due to higher tax income.

  • 5 June 2015Sweden's central government debt May 2015
  • May

    18 May 2015Joint responsibility for financial stability

    Financial crises cost money, with both society and the individual having to pay, and we therefore wish to avoid them as far as possible. Finansinspektionen (the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority), the Government, the Swedish National Debt Office and the Riksbank are all important cornerstones in the preventive work regarding financial stability, and also when a financial crisis actually arises. On 18-20 May we are jointly organising a conference on the best ways of managing global financial crises.

  • 13 May 2015Swedish guarantee programme for banks concluded

    Sweden’s government guarantee programme for banks and mortgage institutions is now closed as the last outstanding loan has been repaid. The programme, which was introduced during the financial crisis in 2008, contributed to financial stability and resulted in a surplus of SEK 6 billion for taxpayers.

  • 8 May 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in April (corrected figure for total central government debt in the pdf file)

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 7.0 billion in April. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 4.2 billion. The difference is mainly due to higher tax income and lower interest payments on central government debt.

  • 8 May 2015Sweden's central government debt April 2015 (correction)
  • 6 May 2015Kingdom of Sweden issues 3-year dollar benchmark

    Kingdom of Sweden issues USD 2.25 billion (approximately SEK 19 billion) in a new three-year bond at a yield of 1.136 per cent. The proceeds will be used to refinance maturing on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • April

    23 April 2015Kingdom of Sweden issues SEK 4,335 million in new 17-year inflation-linked bond

    The Swedish National Debt Office issued a 17-year inflation-linked bond in exchange for a short-dated inflation-linked bond. The issue volume was SEK 4,335 million. The switch was made 22 basis points above the 14-year inflation-linked bond.

  • 22 April 2015Terms for switches to government bond 1059

    The Swedish National Debt Office introduces a new government bond, SGB 1059 X% 12 Nov 26. The auction details and the coupon will be published on Wednesday 13 May 2015 at 12:05.

  • 16 April 2015Terms for introduction of inflation-linked bond SGB IL 3111

    The Swedish National Debt Office will introduce a new 17-year inflation-linked government bond through syndication. The introduction will be made solely through a switch.

  • 13 April 2015Mandate for syndication of new inflation-linked bond

    The Kingdom of Sweden, issuer ratings Aaa/AAA/AAA (all stable), has mandated Danske Bank, Nordea, SEB and Swedbank as joint lead managers for its upcoming syndicated launch of a new inflation-linked Swedish Government Bond (SGB IL 3111) maturing on 1 June 2032.

  • 9 April 2015Sweden's central government debt March 2015
  • 9 April 2015Deficit for Swedish central government in March

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 1.7 billion in March. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 6.3 billion. The difference of SEK 8.0 billion is mainly due to lower tax income and higher net lending to government agencies.

  • 8 April 2015Confidence in Sweden’s debt management remains high

    Confidence in the Swedish National Debt Office’s debt management remains high among primary dealers and investors, according to the latest survey by TNS Sifo Prospera.

  • March

    17 March 2015Kingdom of Sweden issues a 5-year dollar benchmark

    Kingdom of Sweden issues USD 1.75 billion (approximately SEK 15 billion) in a new five-year bond at a yield of 1.667 per cent. The proceeds will be used for the central government.

  • 13 March 2015Adjusted guidelines for central government debt management in 2015
  • 12 March 2015Adjusted maturity interval in debt management guidelines

    The Government has today decided to adjust the maturity interval for the nominal krona debt as a result of substantially lower market interest rates. The adjustment is made to restore the maturity benchmark to a risk level equal to the one established in the guidelines for central government debt management in 2015 and means that the Swedish National Debt Office can maintain the current borrowing plan.

  • 11 March 2015Debt Office gets expanded bank crisis management powers

    The Government has announced its intention to appoint the Swedish National Debt Office national resolution authority, responsible for resolution planning and managing failing banks according to the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD). This gives the Debt Office an expanded and central role in the work to maintain financial stability in Sweden.

  • 6 March 2015Sweden's central government debt February 2015
  • 6 March 2015Surplus for Swedish central government in February

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 37.1 billion in February. The surplus was thus SEK 2.2 billion lower than the Debt Office’s forecast of SEK 39.3 billion. The difference is mainly explained by somewhat lower tax income and higher net lending to government agencies.

  • February

    20 February 2015Basis for evaluation – central government debt management 2014
  • 19 February 2015Central government borrowing 2015:1
  • 19 February 2015Swedish government borrowing increases as deficit grows

    Sweden’s central government budget deficit will grow this year as tax income slows and interest-rate payments increase. The Debt Office’s new forecast shows deficits of SEK 80 billion in 2015 and SEK 34 billion in 2016. The growing deficit will be funded by increased borrowing in both government bonds and T-bills.

  • 13 February 2015Swedish government borrowing unaffected by Riksbank’s purchase of government bonds

    The Swedish National Debt Office wants to clarify that the Riksbank’s planned buying of government bonds will not affect the government’s borrowing plans or the volumes of government bonds that will be issued. This is the case even if the Riksbank, at a later time, would decide to increase the amount purchased.

  • 6 February 2015Sweden's central government debt January 2015
  • 6 February 2015Deficit for Swedish central government in January

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 12.4 billion in January. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 2.7 billion. The difference of SEK 15.1 billion is explained by lower tax income, higher net lending to government agencies and higher interest payments on central government debt.

  • 5 February 2015Kingdom of Sweden lends EUR 1.5 billion to the Riksbank

    Kingdom of Sweden issues EUR 1.5 billion (approximately SEK 14 billion) in a new five-year bond at a yield of 0.076 per cent. The proceeds will be used to refinance maturing on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • 2 February 2015Response to the FSB consultative document on TLAC

    Joint response from the Swedish National Debt Office and the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to the Financial Stability Board

  • January

    15 January 2015Kingdom of Sweden issues a 3-year dollar benchmark

    Kingdom of Sweden issues USD 2.5 billion (approximately SEK 20 billion) in a new three-year bond at a yield of 0.962 per cent. The proceeds will be used to refinance maturing on-lending to the Riksbank.

  • 12 January 2015Sweden's central government debt December 2014
  • 12 January 2015Deficit for Swedish central government in December

    Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 100.7 billion in December. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 88.5 billion. The difference is mainly due to larger disbursements from a number of agencies and lower tax income.