Central government debt
Central government borrowing
Government borrowing rate
Deposit insurance and investor protection
Guarantees and lending
Financing of nuclear waste management
Financial crises are one of the most costly things a society can suffer. If a crisis arises in a bank or another institution, the Swedish National Debt Office is responsible for dealing with the situation.
The Debt Office assumes control of a bank or financial institution in crisis if it is deemed to be systemically important. This allows the central government to act quickly and forcefully to manage a financial crisis without jeopardising tax funds.
As Sweden’s resolution authority, the Debt Office is responsible for both preparation and management of crises involving banks and other financial institutions. This report describes our work to create financial stability.
A functioning national economy
Effective crisis management reduces the costs to society. A serious disruption of the system can entail great costs to the national economy.
At the end of the fourth quarter, all banks complied with the minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL requirements) set by the Swedish National Debt Office. This is...
In this report, the Debt Office shows how well the systemically important institutions met the set MREL requirements as of the end of fourth quarter 2020.
On 11 February 2021, the Swedish Government decided on a proposal referred to the Council on Legislation for consideration, concerning revisions to the regulations for managing financial firms in...
Nine Swedish banks conduct systemically important operations and therefore must be managed through a particular procedure, resolution, in the event of a crisis. This assessment is made by the Swedish...