Press Releases

Deficit for Swedish central government in April 2024

Press release 8 toukokuuta 2024 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 30.6 billion in January. This was lower than the National Debt Office’s forecast of SEK 26.4 billion.

Small deficit for Swedish central government in March 2024

Press release 8 huhtikuuta 2024 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 0.3 billion in March. The Debt Office’s forecast was a deficit of SEK 11.1 billion. The difference is due to higher tax income and lower net lending than expected. That was partly offset by higher disbursements from government...

Surplus for Swedish central government in February 2024

Press release 7 maaliskuuta 2024 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 74.3 billion in February. The Debt Office’s forecast was a surplus of SEK 52.2 billion. The difference is due to higher tax income.

Compliance with the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities – Q4 2023

Press release 1 maaliskuuta 2024 Financial stability

All systemically important banks and other institutions were compliant with the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) at the end of the fourth quarter. Today, the Swedish National Debt Office released its quarterly report on MREL compliance.

Sweden sees deficit and growing debt ahead

Press release 22 helmikuuta 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 helmikuuta 2024 Financial stability

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

Terms for switch of inflation-linked bond 3109 for 3113

Press release 16 helmikuuta 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 helmikuuta 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 raises USD 2 billion in two-year bond sale at 4.482%

Press release 23 tammikuuta 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 tammikuuta 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 tammikuuta 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.

Central government surplus of SEK 19 billion in 2023

Press release 9 tammikuuta 2024 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 19 billion in 2023. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 31 billion. The surplus being less than expected is primarily due to lower tax income than forecast.

This year’s decisions on resolution plans

Press release 20 joulukuuta 2023 Financial stability

Effective crisis management of banks and other institutions requires thorough planning. The Resolution Board has made this year’s decisions on resolution plans for the eight systemically important banks and one central counterparty. The banks have made good progress in complying with their...

Compliance with the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities – Q3 2023

Press release 8 joulukuuta 2023 Financial stability

All systemically important banks and other institutions were compliant with the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) at the end of the third quarter. Today, the Swedish National Debt Office released its quarterly report on MREL compliance.

Surplus for Swedish central government in November 2023

Press release 7 joulukuuta 2023 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 29 billion in November. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 36 billion. The surplus being less than expected is primarily due to lower tax revenues than forecast. The lower tax revenues were partly offset by net lending...

Deficit for Swedish central government in October 2023

Press release 7 marraskuuta 2023 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 0,7 billion in October. The Debt Office's forecast was a deficit of SEK 4 billion. The difference is mainly due to lower net lending.

Budget surplus becomes deficit in 2024

Press release 26 lokakuuta 2023 Central Government Borrowing

Sweden’s central government budget balance has continued to develop more strongly than expected and is now approaching a surplus for this year too. But then two years of deficits will follow, according to the Swedish National Debt Office’s new forecast. The Debt Office is therefore proceeding with...

Deficit for Swedish central government in September 2023

Press release 6 lokakuuta 2023 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 6.3 billion in September. The Debt Office's forecast was a deficit of SEK 8 billion. The difference is mainly due to higher income from taxes and lower payments from government agencies than expected. These effects were counteracted...

Proposed debt management guidelines: Debt Office proposes unchanged steering of government debt for 2024

Press release 22 syyskuuta 2023 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

The Swedish National Debt Office proposes that the Government keep the current target values for the composition and maturity of the central government debt in place during 2024. However, with a continued low debt, the guidelines for debt management may thereafter need to be adjusted.

Surplus for Swedish central government in August 2023

Press release 7 syyskuuta 2023 Central Government Borrowing, Government Debt

Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 34.3 billion in August. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 2.3 billion. The difference is mainly due to lower payments of electricity price compensation to companies than anticipated.

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