Surplus for Swedish central government in November

7 December 2018 - Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 15.6 billion in November. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 24.8 billion. The difference was mainly due to higher expenditure and higher net lending to government agencies than expected.  Surplus for Swedish central government in November

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    Sweden's Central Government Debt December 2018
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    Outcome of central government payments for December
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    Outcome of central government payments for January

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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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