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Central Government Borrowing – Forecast and Analysis 2024:1

Publication 22 February 2024 Central Government Borrowing
Press release: Sweden sees deficit and growing debt ahead

In this report, the Debt Office presents forecasts for the macroeconomic development and the central government finances in 2024 and 2025. On the basis of these forecasts, the Debt Office calculates the borrowing requirement and sets up a borrowing plan that is also included in the report. The Debt...

Sweden sees deficit and growing debt ahead

Press release 22 February 2024 Central Government Borrowing

After three consecutive years of a budget surplus for the central government, the Swedish National Debt Office expects a deficit for both this year and the next. That entails an increase in the central government debt, from a low level. Given the larger borrowing requirement, the Debt Office is...

New department head for Financial Stability

Press release 21 February 2024 Financial stability

Today, Fredrik Bystedt has assumed the role of department head for Financial Stability at the Swedish National Debt Office.

Swedish central government debt continued to decrease in 2023

News 16 February 2024 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Sweden’s central government finances remained unexpectedly strong in 2023, and the debt at year-end appears to have been the lowest since the mid-1960s. With a third consecutive budget surplus, the Debt Office’s borrowing for the year was solely for replacing maturing loans.

Terms for switch of inflation-linked bond 3109 for 3113

Press release 16 February 2024 Central Government Borrowing

The Swedish National Debt Office offers a switch auction in the 3109 inflation-linked bond maturing on 1 June 2025, aiming to decrease the outstanding volume before the time to maturity is shorter than one year. The switch auction will be held on 8 March.

Deficit for Swedish central government in January 2024

Press release 7 February 2024 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 35.3 billion in January. This was in line with the National Debt Office’s forecast of SEK 34.9 billion.

Sweden´s Central Goverment Debt January 2024

Publication 7 February 2024 Report – Government debt
Press release: Deficit for Swedish central government in January 2024

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 gives a monthly report on the net outcome of the central government’s revenues and payments (the net borrowing requirement).

Sweden raises USD 2 billion in two-year bond sale at 4.482%

Press release 23 January 2024 Central Government Borrowing

The Kingdom of Sweden has raised USD 2 billion (about SEK 21 billion) selling a two-year bond at a yield of 4.482 per cent. The bond sale is part of the Swedish National Debt Office’s communicated funding plan.

New department head for Guarantee and Financing

Press release 15 January 2024 Guarantees and Lending

Today, Jens Granlund has taken up his post as the new department head for Guarantee and Financing at the Swedish National Debt Office.

Terms for switches to new government bond SGB 1066

Press release 11 January 2024 Central Government Borrowing

The Swedish National Debt Office will at the end of January introduce a new government bond, SGB 1066, maturing on 11 May 2035. The Debt Office will sell SEK 3 billion in the first auction and then offer switches to the new bond for a total of SEK 10 billion.