Debt Office Commentary: More efficient management of Swedish government agencies' international payments

Publication 28 June 2021

In recent years, the Debt Office has been able to reduce Swedish government agencies’ overall costs for currency conversions through better prices in the central government framework agreements for cross-border payments and the introduction of a multi-currency cash pool model for improved coordination of the agencies’ payments in foreign currencies.

A liquidity management structure as equally well-functioning and efficient as that used for Swedish kronor is now in place for agencies’ payments in other currencies using a multi-currency cash pool solution (MCCP).

Debt Office Commentary 1-2021: More efficient management of Swedish government agencies’ international payments