Comment on the Swedish government’s new task to the Riksbank Committe

8 September 2017 - The Riksbank's financial independence and balance sheet will be investigated and it will affect the Swedish National Debt Office's foreign currency funding on behalf of the Riksbank. Accordingly, the Debt Office assumes that the foreign currency on-lending will continue. Comment on the Swedish government’s new task to the Riksbank Committe

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Latest: 2017-09-20
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Coming auctions

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Forecast and analysis

The Debt Office's latest forecast for the budget and government borrowing.

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Borrowing and debt

Access to general and detailed data on central government borrowing and debt.


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    Sweden's Central Government Debt September 2017
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    Outcome of central government payments for September
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    Central Government Borrowing – Forecast and Analysis 2017:3

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Sweden's credit rating

Sweden has the highest credig rating by Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch.


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Guidelines for 2017

The guideline decision for the management of the central government debt in 2017 means a slight extension of the maturity of the central government debt.

Sweden to extend maturity of central government debt

Graph over general government gross debt as percentage of GDP

International comparison

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

International comparison IMF

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Time for auction results

Auction results are published around three minutes after the auction closes.

The auction procedure

For investors

The Swedish National Debt Office is responsible for the management of public debt. Our goal is to minimize the long-term costs without taking excessive risks.