Surplus for Swedish central government in February

7 March 2017 - Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 42.9 billion in February. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 48.2 billion. The difference is mainly due to higher net lending to government agencies and slightly lower tax income than calculated.  Surplus for Swedish central government in February

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    Sweden's Central Government Debt March 2017
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    Outcome of central government payments for March
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    Sweden's Central Government Debt April 2017

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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

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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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