Other authorities providing guarantees and loans

The Debt Office is one of several authorities that can provide guarantees or loans.

Other government guarantees

Besides the Debt Office, three other authorities can provide guarantees:

  • The Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board, EKN
  • The National Housing Credit Guarantee Board, BKN
  • The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida

The Government Offices also provide guarantees. These relate to international financial institutions of which Sweden is a member, for instance the World Bank and the European Investment Bank. Each country makes a certain capital contribution to become a member. The countries also undertake to provide further capital – guarantee capital – if the institution should encounter financial difficulties.

Other government lending

Government loans can also be provided by these authorities:

  • The Swedish Board for Study Support (CSN)
  • The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
  • The Swedish Energy Agency
  • The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA)
  • The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)
  • The County Administrative Boards

The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency administers some older loans, but does not grant any new loans.