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Sweden's Central Government Debt March 2021

Publication 9 April 2021 Report – Government debt
Press release: Surplus for Swedish central government in March 2021

In the report “Sweden’s Central Government Debt”, the Debt Office describes the composition of the central government debt at the end of each month. The Debt Office also give a monthly report on the net outcome of the central government’s revenues and payments (the net borrowing requirement).

Surplus for Swedish central government in March 2021

Press release 9 April 2021 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 9.2 billion in March. The Debt Office's forecast was a deficit of SEK 22.1 billion. The higher than expected budget balance is in large part explained by payments of tax that should have taken place in February instead being made in...

Sweden's Central Government Debt February 2021

Publication 5 March 2021 Report – Government debt
Press release: Surplus for Swedish central government in February 2021

In the report “Sweden’s Central Government Debt”, the Debt Office describes the composition of the central government debt at the end of each month. The Debt Office also give a monthly report on the net outcome of the central government’s revenues and payments (the net borrowing requirement).

Surplus for Swedish central government in February 2021

Press release 5 March 2021 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 47.3 billion in February. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 53.1 billion. The lower surplus than expected is explained by delayed payments due to technical problems at a framework agreement bank.

The compliance of banks with MREL requirements – Q4 2020

News 2 March 2021 Financial stability

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 presented in the Debt Office’s latest quarterly report published today.

Crisis preparedness of Swedish banks – Compliance with the MREL requirement, Q4 2020

Publication 2 March 2021 Financial stability, Report – MREL
News: The compliance of banks with MREL requirements – Q4 2020

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.

Presentation of Central Government Borrowing 2021:1

Publication 24 February 2021 Presentation
Press release: State finances are strengthened as Riksbank repays loan

On 24 February 2021, the Swedish National Debt Office presented the new forecast for economic development, the budget balance, and central government borrowing.

Central Government borrowing 2021:1

Publication 24 February 2021 Report – Central Government Borrowing

In Central Government Borrowing – Forecast and Analysis 2021:1, the Debt Office presents forecasts for central government finances and borrowing in 2020 through 2022. An assessment of the macroeconomic development is given in the first section. The next section presents forecasts for the budget...

State finances are strengthened as Riksbank repays loans

Press release 24 February 2021 Central Government Borrowing

The recovery of the Swedish economy continues, after a temporary dip during the beginning of the year, thereby gradually strengthening central government finances. But other factors also have a major impact on the budget this year and in 2022. The pandemic remains at the forefront of the...

Terms for switches in inflation-linked bond SGB IL 3108

Press release 19 February 2021 Central Government Borrowing

The Swedish National Debt Office offers switch auctions in inflation-linked bond SGB IL 3108 with the aim of decreasing the outstanding volume to around SEK 25 billion before the bond’s time to maturity is shorter than one year. The switch auctions will be held on 19, 22 and 23 of March.