Guarantee and lending
The Debt Office provides guarantees and loans to both government and private entities following approval by the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) and the Government. A fee is charged for the service.
Limiting the central government’s risk
The Debt Office publishes an annual risk analysis regarding the central government’s overall guarantees and lending.
Public debt and contingent liability management
The Swedish National Debt Office has contributed to a working paper published by the OECD, with the title "The role of public debt managers in contingent liability management". The working paper explores how public debt managers can minimize contingent risks through seven different countries' approaches.
How it works
The main principle is that the fee for a guarantee or a loan must correspond to the central government’s expected cost. This includes the cost of an expected credit loss as well as the administrative cost of providing the guarantee or loan.
News - guarantees and lending
State credit guarantees for electricity producers
The Government has given the Swedish National Debt Office a mandate to provide credit guarantees for loans to electricity producers that are cleared in the electricity derivatives market by Nasdaq...
Debt Office decides on first green credit guarantee
The Swedish National Debt Office has decided to issue a credit guarantee to AB Svensk Exportkredit (SEK) for a loan of 3 billion kronor within the framework of the guarantee scheme for large green...