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 first 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 presented...
The Swedish National Debt Office’s opinion is that Sweden should hold off on joining the banking union, as participation in the near future risks leading to transfer payments from Sweden for the...
The Swedish National Debt Office has decided, effective immediately, to extend the phase-in period for the banks to meet MREL with own funds and subordinated liabilities to 2024 (from 2022). The...
To mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Government has set up a programme for emergency economic relief that involves state guarantees for loans to companies affected by the...