Surplus for Swedish central government in July 2019

7 August 2019 - Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 28.2 billion in July. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 34.6 billion. The surplus in July is largely due to the Riksbank, as planned, repaying loans in foreign currency corresponding to SEK 22.8 billion to the Debt Office. Surplus for Swedish central government in July 2019

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    Sweden's Central Government Debt August 2019
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    Outcome of central government payments for August
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    Sweden's Central Government Debt September 2019

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Every year, the Government establishes the guidelines for central government debt management based on the Debt Office’s proposal.

Central government debt management – guidelines and proposal for 2019

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International comparison

Sweden's general government gross debt is about 40 % of GDP, compared with over 90 % in the euro zone.

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